Linda Allaire – Master TCO
Dispatcher Allaire graduated from Kermit High School in 1967. She attended Angelo State University from 1967 – 1969 and nearly immediately obtained her first law enforcement related job at the San Angelo Police Department in 1970. There she worked as a clerk in the Identifications’ Department. After taking time off here and there to start her family, and having spent some time working as a secretary in an attorney’s office in Del Rio, TX, Mrs. Allaire arrived at the White Oak Police Department in 1978 as a dispatcher and records clerk. She has been here ever since. During that time she has earned numerous certificates and accolades for her loyal service. She has a Master Telecommunicator’s Certificate, FEMA Incident Management and Command certifications, and is the Uniform Crime Reporting specialist for the agency which allows records to be kept of all reported qualifying crimes in America. She has received additional training in WMD and terrorism response planning and response. She is the agency’s certified records clerk which includes proper records destruction and managing electronic records. She has earned Dispatcher of the Year awards and is known by everyone in White Oak to be the person to go to if there is ever a question about anything. If it’s worth knowing, she knows it. Mrs. Allaire is a proud mother and wife. Her husband has also dedicated his life to criminal justice and both of them are the epitome of good ethics and hard work.