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Walker County Assistant Director of Public Safety Communications Center Faces Medical Challenge

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Community Rallies to Support Anthony Tryon with Medical Expenses

WALKER COUNTY, Texas — Anthony Tryon, the esteemed assistant director of Walker County Public Safety Communications Center, is currently facing a significant health battle following a major medical incident that required surgery and an intensive care stay.

Tryon, who has been an integral part of the communications center since its inception in 2000, has a long history of dedicated service to Walker County. His commitment extended beyond the communications center, with prior roles at the Walker County Sheriff’s Office and as a valued member of the Walker County EMS and Huntsville Fire Department.

The surgery has been deemed a success, and Tryon is now on the path to recovery. However, the sudden medical expenses have posed an unforeseen financial challenge for him and his family.

In light of his years of selfless service to the community, a call for donations has been issued to assist Tryon during this difficult time. Community members and those who have benefitted from Tryon’s dedication over the years are being encouraged to contribute through a Cash App fund established to aid with his medical costs.

The Walker County Public Safety Communications Center and its staff express their deep gratitude in advance for any support provided. They urge the community to share this appeal widely to assist a man who has devoted so much of his life to the service of others.

For those interested in offering support, contributions can be made directly via the Cash App link provided in the call for donations. Every bit of assistance is greatly appreciated and will go directly to Tryon to help mitigate his medical expenses.

The center stands with Tryon during his recovery journey and hopes for his swift return to the community he so passionately serves.

To donate, scan the Cash App code below. Download the app at if you do not have it.

Anthony’s biography from the Walker County Staff Directory online

Anthony has been with the WCPSCC since its inception in April of 2000 and has been in Public Safety Communications since 1997 previously working for the Walker County Sheriff’s Department and the SHSU Police Department and at the same time serving in the Army Reserves. In 2003 Anthony was promoted to Communications Specialist and selected as a Communications Training Officer. He achieved DPS TCIC Associate Trainer certification, not only providing On-the-Job Training to new telecommunicators but teaching Criminal Justice Information related courses to local agencies and across the region.

In 2005, he was promoted to Communications Supervisor and has since assisted in the daily operations of the dispatch floor as well as in the training of new personnel. In 2015, Anthony was selected as the Assistant Director. He is licensed as a Master Telecommunicator by TCOLE, holds an Emergency Number Professional certification and is a Quality Improvement Specialist, managing our Emergency Medical Dispatch Program helping to ensure that quality services are provided to our community, Emergency Medical Service, and First Responders. He is a member of several dispatch related organizations including Texas and National Emergency Number Associations, National and Texas Association of Public Safety Communications Officials-International, and Texas 9-1-1 Trainers (TNT). Anthony also serves Walker County as a volunteer firefighter and EMT.