Chambers saddened to leave her work family

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By Toni Stauffer

LaShone Chambers served the Phenix City Police Department for 10 years as a dispatcher.

“I’ve known her for about 20 years, before she came to the Police Department,” said Assistant Police Chief Gail Green. “She was always very nice. I’m going to miss her. She really cares about people.”

“There’s no doubt in my mind that she has saved many lives during her service,” said Police Chief Ray Smith.

Forced to retire due to illness, Chambers is sad to leave her work family.

“My 10 years being employed with the police department has been a joy. I learned a lot, met a lot of people and made a lot of friends,” said Chambers. “I’m going to miss everyone, and I want to thank everyone for the retirement celebration and the gifts. I’m sorry I had to leave.”

The Police Department presented Chambers with a beautiful service plaque, a card and flowers, followed by a luncheon with cake. The celebration took place Nov. 29 at the Martin Idle Hour Park Community Center.