Decatur Police honored one of their own police officers.
Jasmin Ferizovic was recognized as officer of the month for an investigation stemming in May.
That's when a laundromat reported a string of robberies over several days. Ferizovic talked with the business and got additional information on a suspect description.
In two days, he tracked down the person responsible, leading to an arrest in the case.
He says it's the reason he became an officer four years ago.
"The feeling of being officially recognized is nice but to be able to solve something like this, help out the community, help the owner and help the neighborhood feel safe, that's the reason why," explained Officer Ferizovic.
Since the arrest, the business has been operating peacefully with no other interruptions.
- Decatur Police Officer of the Month Recognized
- Decatur Police Department recognizes four patrol officers of the month
- Decatur school crossing guards recognized for retirement
- Man charged with assaulting Decatur police officers
- Ten new officers join Decatur Police Department
- Decatur police investigating shooting
- Decatur police wants to arm more officers with AR-15s
- Decatur Police swear in 5 officers, but still need more
- Decatur police: Officer steps in to stop drug overdose
- Decatur Police Department addressing ‘unbecoming’ officer conduct caught on video