A farewell video: ‘Salute to a Fallen Brother’

You’ve heard about the heartfelt eulogy by Biloxi Police Chief John Miller and the 11-mile long funeral procession of police vehicles for slain Biloxi Police Officer Robert McKeithen, and now you can appreciate the emotion of the day in a farewell look published by the city today.

Videographer Renny Sherman interviewed many of the visiting officers, used video from First Baptist Church of Biloxi and photographs from photographer August Taconi to compile this 15-minute memorial, “Salute to a Fallen Brother,” which opens with Miller addressing the funeral audience.

Also shown: About 15 minutes of the funeral procession, whcih is about half of the 1,000 police vehicles, 200 police motorcycles, and 100 riders from the Patriot Guard and Blue Knights.
YouTube: See “Salute to a fallen Brother”
Facebook: See “Salute to a Fallen Brother”
YouTube: See Mayor Gilich’s comments

Fallen officer ceremony is Thursday morning

The Biloxi Police Department’s annual Fallen Officer ceremony takes place Thursday at 10 a.m. on the steps of the Lopez-Quave Public Safety Center. The ceremony is open to the public.
See the program for the ceremony

News and notes: Breakfast video, City Desk, traffic update

Breakfast update: Mayor Andrew “FoFo” Gilich spoke about a host of ongoing issues during his Breakfast with the Mayor presentation this morning. The Biloxi Chamber of Commerce gathering was hosted by Edgewater Mall. To see video from the mayor’s presentation, click here.

City Desk: This week’s “City Desk” was recorded this morning at the Breakfast with the Mayor gathering. To hear the program, click here.

Traffic update: To see the latest on roadwork and how it’s impacting traffic citywide, click here.