RADFORD – Radford’s 911 dispatchers and animal control officer provide vital services to the community, Radford’s mayor said Monday as Radford City Council honored the personnel fulfilling those duties.


Council passed proclamations in honor of National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week and Animal Control Officer Appreciation Week at the council meeting earlier this week. Mayor Horton said the city is very lucky to have Adele Katrovitz as its animal control officer.

“She is just outstanding in every way,” Horton said.

Photos by Heather Bell
From left) 911 dispatcher Jason Stewart and Officer Emily Hite receive a proclamation in honor of National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week from Vice Mayor Dr. Richard Harshberger, Council Member Jessie Foster and Mayor David Horton at the council meeting earlier this week.

Council member Rob Gropman lauded the city’s 911…



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