Police Welcome Newest Dispatch Supervisor (Press Release)

by Public Information Officer, Friday, June 14, 2019, 08:28 (229 days ago)

We want to congratulate our newest Police Dispatch Supervisor!

Mercedes (Mercy) Newport was born and raised in Abilene. She graduated from Premier High School in 2013 and is currently attending Cisco College in pursuit of an Associates degree in Nutrition. She has been married for two years to her husband Dylan and together, they share their love with their 5 cats and 3 dogs.

She began her career with the Police department in January 2018, as a 9-1-1 telecommunicator. She says, "I have always wanted to help people and my community. Dispatch has allowed me to do this in many ways. Being a Dispatcher is the most rewarding job I have had."

Mercy was promoted to the position of Public Safety Dispatch Supervisor on June 9. She brings with her a passion for public safety and strong communication skills that will serve her and her community well in her new role. Congratulations, Mercy!


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