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By Katie Teachout
The Journal 

Shepherd takes over dispatch


Last updated 2/4/2021 at 9:10am

RITZVILLE – Adams County Sheriff's office has a new 911 Systems Manager.

Angie Fode, who has been employed with the sheriff's office 29 years, retired Jan. 31 and Melissa Shepherd took over Feb. 1.

“It's exciting and terrifying, all at the same time,” Shepherd said.

Shepherd has been working with the county the past 14 years as a dispatcher.

"Melissa brings experience and leadership capabilities needed to lead the team forward in so many ways," Sheriff Dale Wagner said. "Melissa has big shoes to fill, and I am very confident in her abilities."

Fode began as a part-time employee, wor...

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