Get to know SPD Dispatcher Marcus Shoenthal

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Name: Marcus Shoenthal

Badge: R108

Position: Third shift dispatcher

Years at Seymour Police Department: Two years

Other police/military experience: Served in the U.S. Army for six and a half years. Had two deployments overseas, one in Iraq and one in Afghanistan.

Hobbies: Woodworking

Favorite part of being a dispatcher: An exciting, ever-changing, day-to-day work environment

Favorite food: Nachos

Favorite sport: NASCAR “Boogity Boogity Boogity”

Favorite musician: Anything upbeat that generally sounds good

Hidden talent: Unknown

Words of wisdom: Don’t stress the small things