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Mayor Elizabeth Tisdahl Tuesday night proclaimed this Evanston’s 911 Communication Center Week, to coincide with a national observance of National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week.

Police Communications Coordinator Perry Polinski and several of the 911 staffers were on hand at the City Council meeting to receive a plaque from the mayor.

Here’s a list of the 911 center staff, with their years on the job:

  • Lynn Fishman – 23 years
  • Dan Capesius – 22 years
  • Mike Stonequist – 22 years
  • Rich Clucas – 14 years
  • Chris Voss – 14 years
  • Joe DesJardins – 12 years
  • Tory Wideman – 10 years
  • Jesse Ramsay – 10 years
  • Linda Thompson – 9 years
  • Carl Hasten – 8 years
  • Jeff Holdren – 7 years
  • Lyndsey LaLonde – 5 years
  • Heather Cooper – 2 years
  • Karl Witt – 1 year
  • Angela Coker – 6 weeks
  • Erika Herrera – 4 weeks

Bill Smith is the editor and publisher of Evanston Now.

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  1. Congratulations

    Congratulations on a job well done to the silent heroes.  Thanks to you and your crew Mr. Polinski for your years of dedicated service to the community.

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