Communications Officer Louise Johnson began her career in law enforcement communications
with the Town of Blackstone Police Department on March 23, 1988. Louise resigned from her position on January 16, 2001 but rejoined the force on May 26,
2003. Louise is a certified Field Training Officer for communications officers and conducts presentations on 911
and the role of the communications officer. Louise also participated in the police departments’ “holiday gift”
Communications Officer Barbara Rothgeb began her career in law enforcement
communications as a part-time dispatcher here in Blackstone beginning on September 1st 1979.
Barbara was promoted to a full time position effective June 15th
1981 until her resignation on March 31st 1988. Barbara
rejoined the force on October 1st 1996.