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 Gilbert Carpenter
Agency: Seymour Police Department
Badge number: 34-80
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