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LPD welcomes three new officers

Josh Freeman, Jarone’ Walker and Curt Bassett were sworn in during a ceremony at Laurel City Hall./Photo credit: WDAM Josh Freeman, Jarone’ Walker and Curt Bassett were sworn in during a ceremony at Laurel City Hall./Photo credit: WDAM
LAUREL, MS (WDAM) -

The Laurel Police Department welcomed three new officers Friday morning.

Josh Freeman, Jarone’ Walker and Curt Bassett were sworn in during a ceremony at Laurel City Hall.

Freeman is a graduate of Southern Regional Public Safety Institute, and he also went to West Jones High School and JCJC. He is a certified EMT, according to LPD.

Walker attended South Jones High School and served with the Ellisville State School Police and University Medical Center Police. He is also a graduate of the Mississippi Law Enforcement Officers Training Academy.

The third officer, Bassett, graduated from the Southern Regional Public Safety Institute and attended West Jones High School and JCJC. He is serving in the Mississippi Army National Guard, according to LPD. 

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