Chief to LEOs: Take care of yourselves for your families

Andalusia Star News


Wednesday’s Law Enforcement Memorial Ceremony was the county’s first since the death of Lt. Lance Price.


Price, who was working for the Florala Police Department at the time of his death, passed away in December of 2016.

He was retired from the Alabama Beverage Control board. Price died as a result of a massive heart attack, while on duty as a Florala police officer. “He was a true friend,” FPD Chief Sonny Bedsole told his brothers in blue Wednesday. “He was like a brother to me. Lance worked himself to death. He loved his job. He loved his family. I can’t say enough about him. He would arrest people and then console their relatives.”

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