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Green County dispatcher retires after 28 years
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Times photo: Brian Gray Green County Sheriffs Deputy Jim Erb retires Wednesday after almost 29 years with the department. He spent his career as a dispatcher on the 3 to 11 p.m. shift. Ive seen a lot of changes since I started working here, Erb said. In addition to changes in technology, hes also worked with six sheriffs.
By Brian Graybgray@ themonroetimes.comMONROE - Jim Erb's voice is probably familiar to some in the area even if his face isn't.Erb retired as a dispatcher for the Green County Sheriff's Department Wednesday after more than 28 years. He was a dispatcher on the 3 to 11 p.m. shift the entire time. People who listen to police scanners often heard him sending deputies, ambulances or firefighters to calls throughout the county.People recognized his voice, but they didn't know what he looked like.