Mobile Police Announce September Officer of the MonthOctober 14, 2014
The Mobile Police Department would like to extend an open invitation to media for the Officer of the Month Luncheon to be held on Tuesday, October 14, 2014 at 12:00 p.m. at Azalea City Golf Course, located at 1000 Gaillard Drive. The Officer of the Month program is presented by the Midtown Optimist Club.
Officer Jamar Carter, who has served as a Mobile police officer for two years, currently serves as an officer in the Second Precinct and will be awarded the honor for his exceptional performance during the month of September.
The following is one example of his exemplary service during this month:
In September, Officer Carter initiated a traffic stop on Carol Plantation Road. Through the course of his interaction with the subject, he received probable cause to search the vehicle. Officer Carter located a large quantity of methamphetamine inside the vehicle and on the subjectís person. The drugs were packaged for distribution. Through the course of is questioning, it was determined the subject had picked up the narcotics in Atlanta with the intent to sell them in Mobile.
Officer Carterís proactive policing strategies kept these harmful drugs off the streets of our community.
During the month of September, Officer Carter serviced 57 calls, backed 13 calls, made 18 felony and 28 misdemeanor arrests.
Officer Carterís initiative and enthusiasm in performing his duties show a proactive police style which is an asset to the Mobile Police Department. His success is the result of professional demeanor and high-quality police work.
Ashley H. Rains
Public Information Office