JPD celebrates officer's years of service

JPD celebrates officer's years of service

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - Jonesboro police honored a newly retired officer on Friday and marked the celebration with a party.

Corporal Greg Lawson retired after serving 25 years with the Jonesboro Police Department.

According to a post on the department's Facebook page, Lawson served 13 years as a D.A.R.E. officer for five Region 8 schools.

"That's good for the department and good for the community," said Chief Rick Elliott.

Along with serving as a D.A.R.E. officer, Lawson served as a school resource officer, Drug Task Force agent, SWAT team member, Warrants Division officer, and in patrol.

You can check out the full Facebook post below.

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