Rensselaer Police Department Dispatchers pictured at City Hall. Denton is on the bottom right, sitting beside Dispatch Supervisor Dawn Steinke. Also pictured are dispatchers Haley Graziose, Lydia Kafadar, Amber Wooten and Angie Fellmy.

Arin Denton has been a dispatcher for the Rensselaer Police Department for more than four years. In her time serving the community, covering everything from hectic emergencies to seemingly mundane assistance, she has seen ordinary people do extraordinary things. And, from the small booth in front of the department building’s lobby, she has done extraordinary work herself.

    Denton was born and raised in Rensselaer. After attending Rensselaer Central High School, she attended multiple colleges including the University of Indianapolis, Ivy Tech Community College and the University of Valparaiso. Read the full story in the print edition or by subscribing to the e-edition.