Exchange Club Recognizes Pulaski Police Officer
The Pulaski Exchange Club’s Law Enforcement Officer of the Year was recognized partly for the balance he maintains between his life at and away from work.
Gerrod Shirey, an investigator, or detective, with the Pulaski Police Department, was recognized with the award March 28.
Pulaski Police Department Investigator Gerrod Shirey (left) is presented an award as the Pulaski Exchange Club’s Law Enforcement Officer of the Year by attorney Bob Massey, chairman of the club’s law enforcement officer appreciation committee. Submitted
“He’s a good police officer,” attorney Bob Massey, chairman of the club’s Law Enforcement Officer of the Year Committee, said, in recognizing the balance among his activities.
“I do it for the kids and to make the community a better place,” Shirey said.
Shirey, 37, is a 10-year veteran of the Pulaski Police Department.
“He pays attention to detail and has a good work ethic,” Pulaski Police Chief John Dickey said. “He is dedicated to the job and takes it to heart.”
He and wife Shannon, a former Martin Methodist cheerleader, have two children, Wil, 8, and Ana, 3. Shannon Shirey is a second grade teacher at Pulaski Elementary School.
“I appreciate the Exchange Club for everything it does for the community,” Gerrod Shirey said.
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