Morgan Freeman interviews police recruits in Alabama town


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GULF SHORES, Ala. (AP) – The latest batch of police recruits in an Alabama beach town faced an interview board that included law enforcement executives and a civilian who was recognizable by his voice if not by his face: Hollywood actor Morgan Freeman.

Freeman was part of a seven-member panel that interviewed nine potential officers for the Gulf Shores Police Department last week.

Deputy Chief Dan Netemeyer says Freeman volunteered to help.

Freeman is a Mississippi native who owns property in Gulf Shores. Netemeyer says anyone who didn’t recognize Freeman’s face instantly knew his voice once he spoke.

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10/20/2021 3:52:39 PM (GMT -5:00)

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