LAUREL, MS (WDAM) - Students and faculty of St. John's Day School held a Law Enforcement Appreciation Day on its campus Tuesday.
The school wanted to do something to recognize the law enforcement in their community. The Laurel Police Department as well as members from the Jones County Sheriff's Department for a barbecue lunch.
"They need to learn how to respect law enforcement. These people put their lives on the line everyday and don't get enough thanks," said Paul Moss, St. John's Day School board member. "It's time for us to recognize that and be active and do things like this for the community."
Members of the Forensics Science Department at USM were also on hand with interactive forensics work stations set up.