Bakersfield PD crime technician inspired to battle health crisis for her family

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Fourteen years ago, Lisa Wedeking-White was working as a police services technician for Bakersfield Police Department’s traffic unit. It was here, while sifting through drivers licenses that Wedeking-White noticed a pattern. Less than half of them were imprinted with a tiny pink dot, indicating the holder is registered as an eye, organ and tissue donor. In the event of their own death, the license holder has committed to donate their organs to help save another life. At the time, Wedeking-White could not have foreseen that one of those lives saved would be her own. Fast forward to Feb. 27, 2020.…