Vicksburg Police Department announces officer tests positive for COVID-19

Published 10:34 am Monday, June 15, 2020

On Monday, Vicksburg Police Chief Milton Moore was notified that an officer in the patrol division has tested positive for COVID-19. 

The officer began to feel ill Thursday and was tested on their own initiative. Since being tested, the officer has not returned to work and has been recuperating at home.

For the next 14 days, Vicksburg Police Department employees will have their temperature taken when reporting to work, and all citizens are advised to wear masks when conducting business at the police station.

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The news of the officer testing positive was first announced by Mayor George Flaggs Jr. during Monday’s Board of Mayor and Aldermen meeting.

About Tim Reeves

Tim Reeves, and his wife Stephanie, are the parents of three children, Sarah Cameron, Clayton and Fin, who all attend school in the Vicksburg Warren School District. The family are members of First Baptist Church Vicksburg. Tim is involved in a number of civic and volunteer organizations including the United Way of West Central Mississippi and serves on the City of Vicksburg's Riverfront Redevelopment Committee.

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