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Dispatchers recount stresses of job

Respondents weighed in on everything from types of calls they handled to how they reacted


By Josh Stockinger
The Chicago Daily Herald

KANE COUNTY, Ill. — A 911 dispatcher in Kane County for 18 years, Tammy Kleveno is never far from the calls that shook her.

A child run over by a truck. A husband committing suicide in front of his wife. A teen sobbing as her dad holds a gun to her mother's head.

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