In 1962, President Kennedy proclaimed May 15th as National Peace Officers Memorial Day and the week including it as National Police Week. As part of that recognition, representatives from Wal-Mart including Michelle Smith, Melinda Dotson, and Sheri Brown made some donations Friday in anticipation of the force’s moving to it’s new location on Oak Street. In thanking law enforcement, Chief Carter provided an update on progress.
The Sheriff’s Department will gain room as well by having the PD’s former space. The new Police Department is located at 703 Oak Street. Representing the Carmi Police Department left to right are: Amber Graves, Chief Jason Carter, and SRO David Agee.