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20-year dispatcher resigns from police department


January 18, 2018

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Angel Worhatch

In April 2017, about eight months before Angel Worhatch would resign from the Petersburg Police Department, a female inmate was attempting suicide, and the nearly 20-year chief dispatcher had never stepped inside a jail cell alone.

In late October, two months before she would resign, it happened again. Another apparent suicide attempt, this time by a male inmate, asking her to watch.

The first attempted suicide took place on a day Worhatch was training a new dispatcher. They were going over scenarios at her desk, with about nine desktops and two TV video monitors sprawled in front of them...

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