Tupelo police officers keep our campus safe

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Tremaine Frison and Nathan Sheffield enjoy their job in making sure that people stay safe.

Frison who joined law enforcement in November 2004 is married with three girls.

His favorite thing about being a cop is being in a position where he can offer guidance and leadership especially to teenagers.

His least favorite thing about being a cop is encountering people that try to tell him how to do his job.

A time where he had to make a hard decision, was when he had to report an inappropriate incident that directly affected him.

“I believe in doing what’s right even if I’m left standing alone,” Frison said.

Nathan Sheffield who joined law enforcement September 2004 is married with nine year old twin girls.

Sheffield’s favorite thing about being a cop is having the responsibility of keeping this campus safe.

His least favorite thing about being a cop is taking people to jail and writing tickets.

His most memorable moment was graduating the police academy November 17, 2004.

A time where he had to make a hard decision is when he went to make a welfare check. Neighbors called the police to check on a kid because the mother was in a bad place. There was no food, drink or lights. Sheffield had to contact a social worker and had to watch a four year old get dragged from his mother.

“At the age of 16 this is what God called me to do–be a public servant– and I take pride in what I do,” Sheffield said.

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