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Learn about the other end of the 911 call at Coffee with a Dispatcher in Kelowna

Anyone interested in attending must pre-register for the event
Learn about becoming a dispatcher at Coffee with a Dispatcher in Kelowna. (Submitted photo)

Now is your chance to find out what it’s like to be a police dispatcher.

For two dates in Kelowna, the public has a chance to meet with Rhonda, the recruiter with the Southeast District 9-1-1 Police Dispatch Centre as the RCMP is launching ‘Coffee with a Dispatcher’ once again. People who attend can ask questions about the job and the role dispatchers take when it comes to public safety.

“I am excited to share why I love coming to be a 9-1-1 Police Dispatcher and how rewarding it is to play a big role in keeping our community safe,” said Rhonda.

To attend the event, pre-registration is mandatory. People interested must email and include:

  • Full name;
  • Complete address;
  • Email address;
  • Phone number;
  • Preferred Event Type: Coffee with a Dispatcher;
  • Preferred Time: Coffee Times are scheduled every half hour between 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.

The two events are taking place on Wednesday, Feb. 28, and Tuesday, Mar. 12 at Third Space Coffee, located at 1708 Dolphin Ave in Kelowna.

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Jordy Cunningham

About the Author: Jordy Cunningham

Hailing from Ladner, B.C., I have been passionate about sports, especially baseball, since I was young. In 2018, I graduated from Thompson Rivers University in Kamloops with a Bachelor of Journalism degree
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