Klein reflects on her years as dispatcher/jailer


by Brandi Glanzer
With calls coming in from across the county, including five communities and all the areas in between, the communications center at the Ida County Sheriff’s Office can become chaotic in a matter of minutes.
Cheryl Klein knows all about how busy it can be, having been a jailer and dispatcher during her 23 years working for the county.
Former Sheriff Dave Jensen hired Klein in 1997 as a part-time communications center operator to work three overnight shifts each week. She offered to fill in any shifts needing coverage until she became a full-time employee in 1999.

 

See the full story in the September 9 edition of the Ida County Courier or subscribe online for instant access.