New Texas Law Classifies 911 Dispatchers As First Responders

The first person you talk to during an emergency is now being classified as a first responder.

“I think it’s been a long time coming,” said Lisette Renfroe, a Wichita Falls public safety dispatcher. “We’re the first ones there, without physically being there.”

Read more about the new law here and what it means for dispatchers in Wichita Falls.