Newly-Retired Jenks 911 Dispatcher Honored For 46 Years Of Service

Tuesday, October 19th 2021, 9:24 pm
By: Kristin Wells

JENKS, Oklahoma -

The City of Jenks is honoring a newly-retired city employee for 46 years of service.

“Therefore I, Cory Box, Mayor of Jenks do hereby proclaim October 16th in the City of Jenks as ‘James Bruce Parker’ day,” Box said.

News On 6 first shared about Bruce Parker last week.

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He was hired as a 911 dispatcher in 1975, a year after graduating high school. Parker retired Sunday, making him the longest serving dispatcher in the city’s history.