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Donna Reneau Bio

Donna Reneau Bio

Donna Reneau is a former emergency dispatcher from Fort Smith, Arkansas. She berated terrified caller Debra Stevens after she was swept away in her car by a flash flood. Stevens, 47, drowned as she begged Reneau to send someone to rescue her.

Donna Reneau Career

Reneau, a certified dispatch trainer for new employees, put in her two weeks’ notice before this, and the call came on her last day and final shift. She was named Fire Dispatcher of the Year in February.

Donna Reneau “This will teach you”

The 911 dispatcher, Donna Reneau, told Stevens, “This will teach you. Next time, don’t drive in the water. How you didn’t see it — you had to go right over it.”

Death Threat to Police

Aric Mitchell with the Fort Smith Police Department said the department received death threats across all platforms, including written messages and phone calls.

“There isn’t anything that would rise to a threat level of concern, as most appear to be from out-of-state and include no specificity,” Mitchell said.

The 911 audio recordings and body camera footage from Fort Smith police officers during their efforts to try and save Debra Stevens from flash flooding were released — .those of Stevens’ last dying moments.

Fort Smith Police Statements

Fort Smith Interim Police Chief Danny Baker released the following statement about the events:

“I am heartbroken for this tragic loss of life, and my prayers are with Debra’s family and friends. All of our first responders who attempted to save Mrs. Stevens are distraught over the outcome. For every one of us, saving lives is at the very core of who we are and why we do what we do. When we are unsuccessful, it hurts.”