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By Katie Teachout
The Journal 

"Just help one person"

Dispatcher honored for 25 years service


Last updated 5/19/2020 at 11:57am

Katie Teachout

Recently retired 911 dispatcher Marsha Bradshaw is surprised by a knock at her door by Adams County Sheriff's Office Administrative Assistant Sarah Ferderer asking Bradshaw to step outside.

RITZVILLE - A line of firetrucks, family, friends, ambulances and Adams County Sheriff's department vehicles paraded past Marsha Bradshaw's home on 5th Ave Monday to honor her for a long career of service as a 911 dispatcher.

"After close to 25 years dispatching for us, she will be a voice we will miss dearly," Adams County Sheriff's Office Administrative Assistant Sarah Ferderer said.

Bradshaw worked as a 911 dispatcher for Adams County for 24 years and six months, following work with Moses Lake Police Department from 1981-1988.

"I did my job. I felt if I could help just one person, one...

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