Charly Jones is recipient of the latest award

Submitted photo Chief Mike Crawley (left) and Major Derek Weeks (right) present Charly Jones with her 911 Operator of the Year honor.

“I try to stay positive, and I know that this department cannot run properly unless you have a cohesive team and an atmosphere of helping one another,” Jones said.  “We are constantly trying to build each other up to create a stronger dispatch center that ultimately benefits the citizens.”

Jones was recently promoted to Senior Communicator in the 911 Center and she says working in emergency services, where you are often helping people when they need assistance the most, has always been her professional goal.

“God opened this door for me and once I got in here this job became my passion,” she said. “I am very humbled by this award, and I hope to have a long career doing this type of work.”

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Charly Jones

The Salem native was nominated for her strong work ethic and positive attitude.  Her co-workers credit her demeanor and optimism for keeping morale in the 911 Center at a high level throughout the year.  In addition, Jones made several notable efforts…



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