Hometown heroes: Get to know SPD Officer Jeremy Helmsing


Each week, The Tribune will be spotlighting local law enforcement and first responders.

Whether they are police officers, firefighters or emergency medical personnel, these men and women in uniform are highly trained to serve and protect their communities.

Name: Jeremy Helmsing

Agency: Seymour Police Department

Badge number: 34-107

Rank/position: Patrolman/DARE officer

Years of service: 4

Other experience: 18 years in U.S. Army and U.S. Navy, currently active in U.S. Army Reserve

Hobbies: Competitive shooting, running and autocross

Favorite part about your job: Helping the community and meeting new people

Favorite food: Chipotle burritos

Favorite musicians: BulletProof Messenger, Thousand Foot Krutch, Nothing More

Hidden talent: Former competitive cyclist, licensed teacher

Words of wisdom: "It is better to light one small candle than to curse the darkness." — W.L. Watkinson, 1907

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