Laurel police department welcomes three new officers
LAUREL, Miss - LPD swore in three new officers at City Hall right before the Christmas holiday.
All three officers are new to the Laurel Department, however they have an extensive service with other departments.
Officer Abraham McKenzie comes to LPD with a Masters Degree from Life Seminary in Meridian and most recently with the Jasper County Sheriff Department.
Officer Patrick Dickerson comes to LPD as a graduate of SRPSI with 4 years of experience with Purvis and Columbia Police Departments.
Lastly, Officer Dickerson attended PRCC and served 11 years in the United States Army.
Mayor Johnny Magee says, "To put three more officers out there is great, and the citizens will appreciate it because they like to see officers especially during this time of year."