Greenwood Officer Tests Positive for COVID-19

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Greenwood Police Chief William Dawson released a statement on Monday afternoon after one of one his officers tested positive for COVID-19.

In that statement Dawson shared, “as of Tuesday of last week, we quarantined three officers due to possible exposure to the virus. One of the three officers has tested positive for the virus. Due to additional contact with the positive officer, three additional officers have been quarantined and are in the process of being tested. We would like to release this information and suggest that anyone that had contact with officers of this department last week, to consider being tested for the virus.”

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Tammy Teague

Tammy Teague

Education: 1995 MHS graduate; 1999 Arkansas Tech University Graduate - BA in Journalism. Career: Managing Editor - The Citizen; Copy Writer - Southwest Times Record; Editor - Resident Press. 20+ years experience in the news.

One Reply to “Greenwood Officer Tests Positive for COVID-19”

  1. Ken Basinger says:

    Well how are we supposed to know if we have had contact with the infected officer if the names of the persons are not made public ?

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