Selma Honors Retiring Police Captain

(Left to right) Selma Police Captain William Keith Batson retired Friday after 24 years with the department. He is shown with a Resolution of Appreciation given to him by the Selma Town Council as Police Chief R.A. Cooper looks on.

Friday, April 24th was the last day on the job for retiring Selma Police Captain William Keith Batson.

Batson has been with the department for 24 years. Prior to joining the Selma police force, he worked for a year as a police officer in the Town of Kenly and also served four years with the NC Department of Corrections. 

He worked his way up the ranks and was promoted to Captain of the Patrol Division on January 1, 2008. 

Batson was recently recognized by the Selma Town Council for his leadership and professionalism to the town and its citizens over the past 24 years. 

Batson received a Resolution of Appreciation from the Town thanking him for his service.