As the Joplin Police Department has confirmed, Ted Sandlin, human resources director for the city of Joplin, died this morning.
Sandlin joined the city on March 1, 1999. He served as director/risk manager in Lassen County in Susanville, CA prior to coming to Joplin.
Mark Rohr, city manager, expressed his grief of this recent tragedy. “We are all deeply saddened to have learned of Ted’s death. I had a lot of respect for him and his abilities as a human resources director. He was hard-working, diligent and dedicated to his job. Our thoughts and prayers go out to his family.”