Hamilton County 911 fires two dispatchers

Hamilton County 911 fires two dispatchers

January 25th, 2013 by WRCB-TV Channel 3 in Local - Breaking News

HAMILTON COUNTY, TN - The Hamilton County Emergency Communications District requires 911 dispatchers pass extensive background checks prior to hire.

So Executive Director John Stuermer says he was 'shocked and disappointed' to learn that one dispatcher faces criminal charges in East Ridge and that supervisors suspected another of revealing confidential police information. Both were fired Thursday afternoon.

Stephanie B.H. Fletcher, 29, of Hixson used her middle and married name, Brooke Honeycutt, in her work as a dispatcher. Friday January East Ridge police arrested her on charges of burglary and theft after a man and woman reported seeing a woman break into their cars. The District suspended her with pay.

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