Sherman welcomes new police officer

By: KXII-TV Staff Email
By: KXII-TV Staff Email

SHERMAN, TX -- A new officer joined the Sherman Police Department this week.

Sherman native Cody Woods recently passed the state certification test and was sworn in Monday at a department ceremony.

Woods, who is finishing up at the Collin County Police Academy, says he is excited to hit the streets as a patrolman on Thursday, and in doing so, keeping up a family tradition.

“[It’s] something I’ve been interested in all my life. My grandfather was a retired peace officer from Gainesville, and I just kind of been interested ever since then," Woods said.

Woods' wife, brother, and parents were on hand to show their support.


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  • by One Who Knows Location: Sherman on Aug 12, 2008 at 02:00 PM
    Cody, you are working for a place that respects you. Congratulations! And for what Grayson County CJ said - you aren't nearly as underpaid as the county jail employees. You have a job that you'll love and you'll make a decent living. The world could use a lot more just like you! Congrats! (PS> Get used to stupid remarks like the one made by Grayson Co CJ - the world is full of idiots.)
  • by Anonymous on Aug 11, 2008 at 10:45 PM
    Congrats Cody! I know you will be a great asset in serving this community...keep up the good work!
  • by Anonymous on Aug 11, 2008 at 04:32 PM
    CJ your just mad because a sherman police officer has put you in jail.
  • by Grayson Co CJ emp on Aug 11, 2008 at 04:12 PM
    Welcome to the looney bin! Hope you were prepared to be under paid, over worked and over run by political BS. The upside is you'll never be bored!
  • by know you Location: sherman on Aug 11, 2008 at 04:10 PM
    congrats man, just dont pull me over
  • by G Location: Sherman on Aug 11, 2008 at 03:41 PM
    I am so proud of Cody.. I've known him since he was little!!! Congrats Cody!!!
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