Marcus McCoy added to Tupelo police advisory board

Marcus McCoy

The City of Tupelo has added a new member to its police advisory board.

Posted: May 2, 2018 11:45 AM
Updated: May 2, 2018 12:51 PM

TUPELO, Miss. (WTVA) - The City of Tupelo has added a new member to its police advisory board.

Marcus McCoy was approved Tuesday night. 

The board had come under scrutiny for not having enough racial diversity.

McCoy's appointment gives the 10-member board three African-Americans and one Hispanic.

McCoy is 1994 graduate of Tupelo High School and is a veteran of the U.S. Air Force and National Guard.

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