Four officers were awarded intermediate certificates at the City of Locust council meeting last Thursday, August 8. Locust Police Chief Frank Hartsell recognized Sgt. Ricky Crayton, officers Chad Whitley, Brittany Tucker, and Thomas Smith.
“When we reach 75 percent of our officers at intermediate or above training, we get very favorable rates on our liability insurance and it is a significant savings to the city,” explained city administrator Tim Fesperman. “Very shortly we will obtain that 75 percent and receive those favorable rates and this is a big deal.” […]