OCEAN SPRINGS, MS (WLOX) - Ocean Springs, MS (WLOX) - Patrolman Joshua Fox of the Ocean Springs Police Department graduated from the Southern Regional Public Safety Institute, University of Southern Mississippi at Camp Shelby.
The nine week course in basic law enforcement is prescribed by the Mississippi Board on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Training.
While attending the public safety institute, Officer Fox received recognition for outstanding performance in physical fitness.
Officer Fox ran 1.5 miles in eight minutes and 57 seconds. This was a record for any officer during physical fitness training at the institute.
Ocean Springs Mayor Connie Moran said, "We are really proud of Officer Fox and his setting the record for fitness at the police academy for physical fitness!"