Keith Davis to remain MDMR Chief of Marine Patrol

18-04-MMS| February 23, 2018

BILOXI, Miss. – Keith Davis will continue in his role as Chief of Marine Patrol for the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources, Director Joe Spraggins said Friday.


Spraggins’ comments came after the city of Moss Point announced that Davis would not be taking over as police chief.


“Chief Davis and Moss Point were not able to come to an agreement,” Spraggins said. “He will remain the chief of Marine Patrol for this agency.”


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