Officer Joseph Branch, with the Yazoo City Police Department, was recently named the Quarter Office of the second quarter of 2020. This award recognizes Yazoo City Police Department employees who have provided exemplary service to the community or performed in a manner worthy of recognition. This award is the result of a peer nomination and action by the supervisory and leadership team of the police department. Officer Branch was selected due to his diligence, tenacity, professionalism and self-motivation. In addition, he is being recognized for his proactive approach to crime prevention and community-oriented policing. “It is my hope that in recognizing officers who go above and beyond, that others may seek to provide the same level of professional service to the Yazoo City community,” said Interim Police Chief Jay Winstead. Pictured from left are Deputy Administrator Thaddeus Jones, Capt. Arthur Thompson, Winstead, Branch, Sgt. Artis Harris and Capt. William Nevels.