Two new Selma police officers sworn in
Published 11:33 pm Friday, February 26, 2010
The Selma Police Department has added two new faces to its force.
David Moorer Massey III and Chelsea Rae Chamberlain were sworn in Friday during a ceremony held for them at the Selma Police station.
“This is brings our number to 54,” said Police Chief William Riley. “We are doing a good job.”
Municipal Judge Prince Chestnut swore in the two during the ceremony.
“I appreciate the opportunity,” said Officer Massey.
Massey, a lifelong Selma resident, decided to get into police work after a career as an electrician.
He spent the past three years working for FEMA here in Selma.
“I was looking for a new career,” said Massey. “This is where I came.”
Officer Chamberlain has looked forward to this day for all of her life.
“Interest started when I was 8 years old,” said Chamberlain. “Today went by so fast, but you don’t know how it is going to be until you get out on the streets.”