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Trussville PD names sergeant

By Gary Lloyd

TRUSSVILLE — The Trussville Police Department has its next sergeant.

The Trussville City Council on Tuesday approved Rob Hicks as the next sergeant. His approval comes as a promotion from detective.

Rob Hicks, center, with his family and members of the Trussville City Council (photo by Gary Lloyd)

Police Chief Eric Rush said that Hicks has been in law enforcement for 18 years, 12 of which have come in Trussville. He’s been a patrol officer, school resource officer and detective.

“He’s done an excellent job,” Rush said.

Hicks has also served in law enforcement at UAB and in Homewood, Rush said.

Gary Lloyd is the author of five books: "Trussville, Alabama: A Brief History," "Deep Green," "Heart of the Plate," "Valley Road: Uplifting Stories from Down South," and "Ray of Hope." He has been a reporter and editor at newspapers and magazines in Mississippi and Alabama. He grew up in Trussville, Alabama, and graduated from Hewitt-Trussville High School in 2006. He earned his bachelor's degree in journalism from The University of Alabama in 2009. He lives in Moody, Alabama, with his wife, Jessica, and their two dogs, Abby and Sonny.

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