DESOTO COUNTY, MS (WMC) - Congratulations to two Mid-South deputies who have brought home a big honor.
DeSoto County deputies Brandon Hutchens and Sergeant Hunter Garrett were named the 2017 'Officers of the Year'.
Sgt. Garrett and K-9 Deputy Hutchens were shot in the line of duty after chasing a robbery suspect.
That 54-year-old suspect was shot and killed during that chase.
Both deputies are back on duty and serving the citizens in DeSoto County.