Hampton telecommunicators honored in awards ceremony

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Hampton, Va. – The City of Hampton honored several of their telecommunicators who work in the Emergency Communications Unit.

The Public Safety Telecommunications Honor Award Ceremony was held at City Hall Monday evening.

A proclamation was presented by Councilman Will Moffitt and the Interim Hampton Chief of Police Thomas Townsend and Fire Chief David Layman presented various awards.

Terri Chambers was presented the award for Supervisor of the Year, Stephanie Speller was presented with Dispatcher of the Year, and Kim Meyers received a Life Saving Award and a “Stork Award” for assisting in the delivery of a baby over the phone.

In total, 11 telecommunicators were honored for their outstanding service and dedication to the citizens of Hampton.