Last patrol

Published 12:00 am Friday, August 4, 2000

Alcorn State University Police Chief A.J. Carpenter makes one of his last cruises through campus Friday. After 37 years on the job, Carpenter is hanging up the gun that — fortunately, he says — has never been needed. “I can’t recall where we’ve ever had any real crime,” Carpenter says. Most of his work involved college pranks and an occasional fight.

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