Chicago 911 dispatcher Keith Thornton, who helped save life of Officer Carlos Yanez Jr., resigns

Chicago 911 dispatcher Keith Thornton, who helped save life of Officer Carlos Yanez Jr., resigns

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In his resignation word, Keith Thornton talked about he stop as a result of he felt he and his colleagues have been being uncared for.

CHICAGO (TOC) — The 911 dispatcher credited with serving to to avoid wasting the lifetime of Chicago Police Officer Carlos Yanez Jr. has now left the job.

Keith Thornton dispatched his final name after 4 years with Chicago’s Workplace of Emergency Administration and Communications.

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The West Aspect native gained recognition on the night time Officer Ella French was killed. He was in a position to information officers to the closest hospital and provides officers on the scene an outline of the offenders.

In his resignation word, Thornton talked about he stop as a result of he felt he and his colleagues have been being uncared for.

ABC7 reached out to the Workplace of Emergency Administration and Communications and Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s workplace. Each refused to remark.

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