Law officers honored before Petal-Hattiesburg football game

PETAL, MS (WDAM) - Area law enforcement officers were honored before Saturday night's Petal High School-Hattiesburg High School football game.

Officers from the Petal School District, the Petal Police Department, the Hattiesburg Police Department, the Forrest County Sheriff's Department and the Perry County Sheriff's Department were given a special thank you on the football field before kick-off.

Officers were also invited to tailgate with fans.

A moment of silence was also observed for law officers who recently lost their lives in the line of duty.