Get to know SPD Officer Gilbert Carpenter

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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 Gilbert Carpenter

Agency: Seymour Police Department

Badge number: 34-80

Position: Patrolman

Years of Service: 17 years

Other police experience: Jackson County Sheriff’s Department

Hobbies: Horseback riding, hiking, hunting, trapshooting

Favorite part of being a police officer: DARE program

Favorite food: Deer steak

Favorite sports: Baseball

Favorite musician: Jonathan Moffett

Hidden talent: Harmonica

Words of wisdom: “When the storm passes, the sinful man is no more, but the man who is right with God has a place to stand forever.” — King Solomon