Rachel Irey finds herself prepared for everything as 911 operator
When people ask Rachel Irey why she still finds her job as a 911 operator so fulfilling after 15 years, she tells people she was "bit by the bug" a long time ago.
by Jeff Haldiman Aug. 30 2020 @ 11:41pm
Rachel Irey poses at the command center where she serves as communications supervisor. The department is located inside the Jefferson City Police Department. Photo by Julie Smith / News Tribune.
Jefferson City Animal Control manager ‘in heaven’ in new role
Lori Blatter has been at the Jefferson City Animal Shelter for only three weeks, but already she’s feeling at home.
by Emily Cole Oct. 20 2019 @ 12:05am
Emily Cole/News TribuneLori Blatter, the new manager of Jefferson City Animal Control, likes to spend time with the animals at the shelter, like these mixed-breed puppies. She plans to feature a different dog each week on Facebook and let them spend time in her office.
JCPD officer driven by passion to help
Police officer Charlie St. Onge received the Jefferson City June outstanding employee service award for his passion to help people and remain calm in difficult situations.
by Nicole Roberts Jul. 7 2019 @ 12:05am
Police officer Charlie St. Onge stands outside the Jefferson City Police Department. Onge received the city's June employee service award. Photo by Greta Cross / News Tribune.
Emergency responders look back on the chaos, support of May 22 tornado
One month ago, Jefferson City and Cole County went through an experience many thought they would never see here, as an EF-3 tornado with winds as high as 160 mph cut a path of destruction of nearly 20 miles.
by Jeff Haldiman Jun. 22 2019 @ 11:29pm
Jefferson City 911 Communications Supervisor Angie Stiefermann is seen between computer monitors Friday as she pays close attention to the information in front of her while on an emergency call. Stiefermann was on duty the night of the tornado and answered numerous calls about lines down, house destroyed. Photo by Julie Smith / News Tribune.
JCPD officer serves to protect local students
Jefferson City Police Department Officer Chris Gosche said his reasons for being in law enforcement are pretty simple.
by Phillip Sitter Aug. 19 2018 @ 11:46pm
Officer Chris Gosche of the Jefferson City Police Department poses in the department's classroom. Gosche serves as a School Resource Officer in the Jefferson City Public Schools. Photo by Julie Smith / News Tribune.
New JCPD officer pursues lifelong dream of law enforcement career
When researching police departments in the area, Christina Greenwalt said JCPD was at the top of her list based on officers' retention and years of service, the department's treatment of officers, and the size of the department.
by Brittany Ruess Jul. 17 2016 @ 4:00am
Christina Greenwalt is a new officer with the Jefferson City Police Department. Photo by Julie Smith / News Tribune.
K-9 Chopper is JCPD's newest employee
The Jefferson City Police Department announced Thursday the arrival of K-9 officer Chopper to their department.
by News Tribune May. 14 2016 @ 1:00am
K-9 officer Chopper sits for a portrait Thursday with JCPD officer Jeremy Bowman outside the police station. Chopper is new to the station and will work with Bowman. Photo by Shelby Kardell
King, Sederwall earn state's highest honor for life-saving effort
Dec. 10, 2013 - just 53 weeks and two days ago - turned out to be a very extraordinary day in the lives of three Jefferson City employees.
Dec. 18 2014 @ 11:00pm
Officers Jason Sederwall, left, and Brad King, right, pose for a 2014 photo with Katherine O'Neal in the Governor's office in the Capitol. Sederwall and King were the recipients of the Missouri's Medal of Valor after saving O'Neal from a burning car on Dec. 10, 2013. Photo by Kile Brewer