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Posted on: April 25, 2018

Seabrook Dispatcher Receives Silent Hero Award

Elizabeth Rushing Receives Silent Hero Award

On Wednesday, April 11th Seabrook Police Department dispatcher, Elizabeth Rushing received the Silent Hero award at the Texas Public Safety Conference in Galveston, Texas.  The Silent Hero award recognizes exemplary conduct in the field of 9-1-1 emergency telecommunications. It is awarded to those who show professionalism, dedication, a positive attitude and those who give a tireless effort to serve the public. The award recipients are an inspiration to all who strive for excellence.

Elizabeth, or Liz as she likes to be called, began her career with Seabrook Police Department as a Telecommunications Officer in 2012. Liz holds an Advanced Certificate from the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement.  She is a police department trainer and trains new dispatchers on policies and protocols.

“I couldn’t have chosen a better place to call my second home and I am glad to call my co-workers family,” said Liz.  Liz is a mother of two awesome kids, enjoys fishing in Seabrook, reading and spending time with family and friends.

The Seabrook Police Department is proud of Liz for her hard work, dedication to the department and to the profession.  The City of Seabrook is fortunate to have a dispatcher like Liz. The department is proud of Liz for representing the Seabrook Police Department and receiving the award at the Texas Public Safety Conference.

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