Sarasota County 911 operator dies eight days before retirement

Kelvin Johnson
Kelvin Johnson(Sarasota County)
Published: Sep. 22, 2021 at 5:11 PM EDT
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SARASOTA, Fla. (WWSB) - A Sarasota County 911 operator has passed away suddenly eight days before his retirement.

Kelvin Johnson served Sarasota County for 35 years and looking forward to his retirement, the sheriff’s office said. He began his career in 1986 as a communication controller for the City of Sarasota. After the consolidation, Kelvin was hired by the sheriff’s office in October of 1995 and went on to work as a fire dispatcher.

Sarasota County tweeted, “Kelvin, we don’t quite have the words. We love and will miss you. Please, rest easy.”

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