Passing of Former NOBLE Executive Board Member Police Chief David Wynn

Police Chief David Wynn
Police Chief David Wynn

Former NOBLE Executive Board Member, David Wynn, law enforcement career spanned over 30 years and included posts with the Starkville Police Department, the Mississippi Highway Safety Patrol, the Mississippi Law Enforcement Officers Training Academy, the Hattiesburg Police Department, and Transportation Security Administration. He was well-known and well-respected in the law enforcement community.

Some of Wynn’s accomplishments during his distinguished career included: the first African-American Police Chief of Hattiesburg, MS; overseeing the first accreditation of a Mississippi police department by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies; managing the counter-drug training of law enforcement officers from Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi and Tennessee; commanding officers with responsibility for all federal and state highways in southern Mississippi; instructing officers on criminal justice at the International Law Enforcement Academy in Botswana, Africa; and Federal Security Director, Transportation Security Administration, for Jackson-Evers (Miss.) International Airport.

These are the arrangements for Police Chief David Wynn:

Viewing – Thursday, March 21, 2019, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm, Sweet Pilgrim Baptist Church, 510 Dumas Ave., Hattiesburg, MS 601-583-2405.

Funeral Services – Friday, March 22, 2019, 11:00 am, Shady Grove Baptist Church, 101 Warren Mott Parkway, Hattiesburg, MS, 601-583-9243.

The Internment – Friday, March 22, 2019, Highland Cemetery, 3401 West 7th Street, Hattiesburg, MS 39401.

Services entrusted to Forrest Funeral Home, 1258 Richburg Road, Hattiesburg, MS 601-264-1816.

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