Law enforcement across the country pay respects at Sgt. Ansari’s funeral

Law enforcement across the country pay respects at Sgt. Ansari’s funeral

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WTOC) -A number of different agencies attended Sergeant Ansari’s funeral on Saturday, but not all of them were locals.

A Sergeant with the Waynesboro Police Department explained why he made the trip all the way to Savannah.

“I’d like people to know that he was a fine officer, he was a great family man, great police officer," said Sergeant Harold Drumond with the Waynesboro Police Department. "He dedicated 21 years of his life to the military, he dedicated time and service fro the community he served. And I’d just like the citizens to know that we lost a great sheep dog.”

Not only did officers from all over the state come to honor Sgt. Ansari, but law enforcement from all over the nation came to Savannah for Saturday’s service.

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