MPD honors fallen officer

The Morton Police Department paid tribute to Biloxi Police Officer Robert “Mac” McKeithen on Monday as the slain officer was being laid to rest in south Mississippi. Morton Chief of Police Nicky Crapps said that his department was unable to attend the funeral services for the officer killed in the line of duty, but they wanted to do something to show their respects. The memorial was located on Hwy 80 in Morton. Morton Police Officers pictured here from the left are Chief Nicky Crapps, Captain Bettye Myers and Assistant Chief Josh Holmes.