starkville police need more officers

Starkville police are in need of more officers

Posted: Thu Mar 08 16:28:20 PST 2018
Updated: Thu Mar 08 16:28:21 PST 2018

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wtva's daranesha herron joins us in the studio with more chief frank nichols says there are multiple reasons why starkville police are in need of more officers. nichols says he is filling the position of 3 officers who are deployed. he also says the population of starkville is growing every year along with msu... therefor he also wants to hire 4 more officers to complete his team. the chief says there is a rigorous application process including a series of background checks. according to the chief their lack of officers have not affected their ability to serve the community but he doesnt want to over work his officers. sot "we want to make sure we are protecting the public and second of all i dont want to continue to work the officers we have.they are working a lot of over time and sometimes that can be bad on your health." the chief says they have hired 4 new officers who start tomorrow and if you want to become a starkville police officer go to city of starkville dot com back to you all its a special day forsome area women
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