Prior to being appointed as Director of Police Communications in 2014, Junction City High School graduate, Sharon Riley, started with the Junction City Police Department as a Dispatcher in March of 2004, having attended both Cloud County Community College and Barton Community College with an emphasis on Business Management. In 2009, Sharon’s keen abilities in the Dispatch Center earned her the role of Dispatch trainer where she excelled and was eventually promoted to Dispatcher II in 2010 where she supervised all Dispatchers assigned to her shift. Sharon’s proficient leadership skill coupled with her Dispatching experience earned her a promotion to the position of Communications Supervisor in 2011 where she oversaw day-to-day Dispatch happenings while also serving as the backup Terminal Agency Coordinator. In the role as Communications Supervisor, Sharon gained experience in assisting the Records Supervisor in managing the Emergency Communications Center and overseeing the agency’s Records Management System. In 2014, Sharon was promoted to the position of Director of Police Communications, managing both the Emergency Communications Center and the Records Division. In this capacity, Sharon is responsible for fulfilling duties as the agency’s Records Custodian, Terminal Agency Coordinator (TAC), and administrator of the agency’s Records Management System.