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COLUMBIA CITY â€” After working 28 years in the medical field, Janis Mann has been a Columbia City Police dispatcher for five years.
Mann began her career at Whitley Hospital in 1979 at the registration desk. Not long after, she became an EMS dispatcher.
â€śI walked into the hospital one day and someone asked me if i wanted a job,â€ť Mann said. â€śI wasnâ€™t looking for one, but I decided to go for it.â€ť
The hospital became a 28-year career for Mann, as she worked as a full-time dispatcher and medic for more than 10 years. She was an EMS driver and also drove Whitley Countyâ€™s first rescue vehicle â€” Rescue 92.
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