In our latest First Responders we meet Meridian Fire Marshal Vince Vincent. Vincent became Fire Marshal for the city of Meridian in February of 2020, but his tenure in the Meridian Fire Department started long before that.
In our latest First Responders we meet a longtime sheriff. Kemper County Sheriff James Moore has been involved in protecting the community for several years, but in this edition of First Responders, we learn more about the man in the uniform.
In this edition of First Responders, we honor some of Meridian’s bravest firefighters. A group of them were recently recognized for their life saving efforts. Without them, the city of Meridian would have lost five citizens to emergency events in 2019.
We head to the town of Marion where we find a two year member of the department. Jared Schultz has a passion for his role in law enforcement and says the community in Marion helps make it very rewarding.
In our latest First Responders segment, we meet up with Deputy Kara Clark with the Lauderdale County Sheriff's Department. We talked with her about her role with the Department and as a school resource officer.
Volunteer fire departments do a lot. Where the city limit ends, the coverage for them begins. There are 16 volunteer fire departments in Lauderdale County. Those are divided into 22 stations. The number of volunteers isn’t where it needs to be to insure full coverage every time something happens.
In our 153rd First Responder segment, we ride along with a newer member of the Lauderdale County Sheriff's Department. Deputy Sam Upchurch might be knew to the green uniform, but not to law enforcement.
In First Responders, we introduce you to someone who is from this area, but spent several years serving in the Coast Guard. William Temple wants to help and makes sure to support his community any way he can.
In First Responders we meet up with Officer Fred Hutchison at the Marion Police Department. Hutchison works part-time as a patrol officer, but when it comes to his dedication to the betterment of society, you could say he's working a lifetime.
In First Responders we go to the Air National Guard at Key Field where we find Captain Charlie Brown. He has been serving people through firefighting since the 1970s. He's nearing the end of his long career, but says he wouldn't trade it.
In First Responders we are riding along with Officer Tyler Sistrunk of the Newton Police Department. He's chosen his current career path for many reasons and he says some of his favorite parts are just learning the job.
In First Responders We meet someone who is not only a firefighter, but a dispatcher. Her desire to help others comes from her own experiences. Tonight we go to Desoto volunteer fire Department and meet LaToshia Evans.