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2024 Public Safety Dispatcher Graduation

Release Date: 2024-06-17

On June 13, 2024, the Department of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Communications celebrated the graduation of the City's five newest Public Safety Dispatchers:

Maria Acosta
Denzel Beaman
Arjeana Duncan
Arlyn Munoz
Antigone Underwood

Download the Graduation Ceremony program to reach the graduates' biographies.

The Department also recognized staff who recently earned promotions, and awarded Service Pins to staff for their continued dedication to the City of Long Beach.

Promotions
Daniel Badajos, Communications Center Supervisor
Yvonne Collazo, Assistant Administrative Analyst II
Savannah Gafford, Public Safety Dispatcher III
Megan O'Keefe, Administrative Analyst II
Dana Petri, Public Safety Dispatcher III
Kathleen Piper, Executive Assistant

Service Pins
Melina Runnels, 30 Years of Service
Kimberly Riley, 20 Years of Service
Eileen Rodriguez, 20 Years of Service
Courtney Bost, 15 Years of Service
Savannah Gafford, 10 Years of Service