Derek Etheridge named 2018 Officer of the Year for the Gautier Police Department
Gautier Police Chief Donte Elbin announced the department is honoring Officer Derek Etheridge as the 2018 Officer of the Year.
He is a lifetime resident of Jackson County who started his career in public service as a firefighter for the City of Moss Point from 2006 to 2013.
Etheridge became a patrol officer for the Gautier Police Department in 2016.
Now, he is being awarded ‘Officer of the Year’ for his outstanding public service and the dedication to the citizens of Gautier and the Gautier Police Department.