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: Officer Derrick Shelley
Agency: Seymour Police Department
Badge number: 34-104
Position: Night shift patrol
Years of service: 5
Hobbies: Fishing and spending time with the family
Favorite part of being an officer: The ability to affect someone’s life in a positive way
Favorite food: Steak and potatoes
Favorite sports: Basketball and football
Favorite musician: Kenny Chesney
Hidden talent: Juggling
Words of wisdom: Be the change you wish to see in the world — Ghandi