HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - Hattiesburg Mayor Johnny Dupree swore in two new police officers Wednesday morning.
David Clayton and Carlus Page bring the department to a total of 107 active duty officers. Clayton previously served with the department for 13 years before leaving to take a position at Camp Shelby. Page comes to Hattiesburg after spending time as an officer with the campus police at USM.
The hiring of these two officers brings the department to a total of 119 with 12 currently serving on active duty in the military.