South Bend, WA - The Pacific County Sheriff's Office tells KBKW Judy Indermark has been chosen as the 2011 Washington State Telecommunicator of the Year for a Critical Incident. The event for which she was nominated was a surf rescue call off the Cranberry Beach Approach that took place on August 5, 2011. The event was well documented nationally and the victim related to the call survived.
This award recognizes a Telecommunicator in Washington state who handled a critical incident in an exemplary manner that positively affected its outcome.
Chief Criminal Deputy Pat Matlock tells us Judy’s performance during the event was exemplary and worthy of the selection. Judy has been with the Sheriff's Office for over 16 years. Judy was also chosen for the award in 2006.
Judy will be recognized for her efforts at the Washington State Public Safety Communications Conference in Kennewick the evening of June 28th, 2012.