Pass Christian, Ms. Two people were dead and four wounded in a shootout after a Mardi Gras parade. What Officers did not know was that one woman was the was the fiancee of one of the victims. That she had just gotten out of her vehicle and been right there when the incident had happened. She was understandably emotionally distraught.
The woman whose name is Deesther Simpson was beside herself with grief. Officers were unable to control the woman, people were crowding around her and making matters worse.
The woman’s mother Veronica Simpson commented on what Sgt. Walley had done: “It was such a rare and sincere act to see a police officer step up and show his humanity for the general public,” she said. “To me, that sent such a strong message that good always outweigh the bad.”