Pascagoula Police Chief Matt Chapman tests positive for COVID-19


Pascagoula’s Chief of Police Matt Chapman has tested positive for the coronavirus. This comes after several city employees and law enforcement officers tested positive over the weekend.

According to our media partner the Sun Herald, Chief Matt Chapman was tested Sunday after coming into contact with another Pascagoula police officer who tested positive.

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Chapman is now self-quarantining at home and is among a handful of city police officers who have tested positive for the virus.

The department headquarters was disinfected following the first confirmed case in the department and masks are now required to enter city buildings.