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Officer Gary Cooper joins the Holmes Ridgeland Campus PD

Officer Gary Cooper recently joined the Holmes Community College Ridgeland Campus Police Department. He is a 1990 graduate Dora High School (in Dora, Alabama), a 1999 graduate of Wallace State Community College (in Hanceville, Alabama), a 1995 graduate of Alabama Police Academy and a 2021 graduate of Federal Law Academy.

Prior to working at Holmes, Cooper was a federal police officer with the U.S. Department of Defense. He is a retired police officer and a retired Alabama Army National Guard member. Officer Cooper served in the U.S. Army, as well, as a combat soldier for Operation Iraq Freedom II.



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Inquiries regarding compliance with Title VI, ADEA, and Title IX are coordinated by the Vice President for
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Goodman, MS 39079, Phone: 662-472-9429,

Inquiries regarding compliance with Section 504 and ADA are coordinated by the Disability Student Services
Coordinator, M.R. Thorne Vocational-Technical Building, Room 110, Post Office Box 369, Goodman, MS 39079,
Phone: 662-472-9088,
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