HPD swears in additional officer

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - The Hattiesburg Police Department has added another officer to the police force.

Officer Cedric Brown was sworn in Monday morning at City Hall.

Brown spent three years as a school resource officer for the Hattiesburg Public School District.

He previously worked with HPD, before working with the schools. Officer Brown will be working with kids through the PASS and D.A.R.E programs.  Brown said he feels like he is back at home.

Officer Brown is now the 130th officer to the department.

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