HINDS COUNTY, MS (WLBT) - For 19-years, they have volunteered to do the same tough job in law enforcement and community service as rank and file paid officers. Thursday night it was time to recognize and honor Hinds County Sheriff's Department reserve officers for their contribution to the safety and well being of citizens.
Major Nick Clark is commander of the reserve unit.
"Reserve officers work without pay of any type and donate their time cumulatively these officer put in 30-plus thousand hours a year of unpaid service to Hinds County and to the citizens," said Clark.
The reserve officers and their families were treated to dinner and some received special awards for their service.
The guest speaker was founder, Sheriff Malcolm McMillin.
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