The news out of New Orleans is disturbing when it comes to police: hundreds have not reported to work, dozens have quit, and two have committed suicide.
It has been stressful work, but relief may be coming--some of it from Shelby County.
Meanwhile police here in the Mid-South are preparing to go to New Orleans to provide relief.
Yancey says if they get the call, deputies will be prepared to do whatever it takes to back up a New Orleans department starting to crack.
Those reserve deputies who are working here. Their salary is a dollar a year. They are basically volunteers here--doing this out of the goodness of their heart.