The Pass Christian Police Department employees nominated Detective Sergeant Barry Smith to represent them as the 2018 Crimestoppers Officer of the Year. Tuesday, April 23 the 9th annual banquet will be held in Biloxi at 8am in the Golden Nugget Casino.
Investigator Smith has handled being on call for several months without assistance or having any problems with the extra workload. Smith has a great working relationship with the community and responds to calls for assistance to anyone who needs help.
Smith was hired as a part time officer in 1995 and promoted to a full time officer in 2000. Ten winners will be chosen, one from each county represented, one from federal, one from state agencies and one from military police.
Out of those winners, an overall winner will be chosen. Each nominee will receive a certificate and a small gift.