Carthage Police Honor Guard


In 2011, the Carthage Police Department formed the “Honor Guard,” which primarily serves as ceremonial escort of the United States and Missouri flags.


Its primary functions include parades, funeral services for active and retired military personnel, active or retired emergency services personnel, or other functions at the direction of the Chief of Police.


Team members include: Lt. Bill Hawkins, Master Patrol Officer Nate Moore, Patrol Officer Elias Salinas, Patrol Officer Zach Hartley, Master Patrol Officer Justin Compton, and Patrol Officer Justin Butler.



At Silver Dollar City’s 10th Anniversary 9-11 Commemorative Celebration

(From left to right, back row) Elias Salinas, Lt. Bill Hawkins, Nate Moore, Zach Hartley, and Justin Compton; along with piper.











At Season Opener Football Game