JACKSON, Miss. – The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation (MBI) is investigating an officer- involved shooting involving the Lauderdale County Sheriff’s Department that occurred on November 24th, 2023, on Brown Street in Meridian.MBI received notification of this critical incident at approximately 5:45 a.m. Initial reports... Read More.
The Southern Regional Public Safety Institute at Camp Shelby held its graduation on Thursday, September 21.Chief Billy McMillan and Assistant Chief Mike Williams of the Carthage Police Department would like to congratulate Casey Wilcher, a Carthage Police Officer that was among the graduates.Officer Wilcher... Read More.
A Madison police officer was killed this morning and a Brandon officer suffered "significant injuries" during a standoff with a man who had held a woman hostage in a Brandon neighborhood. The Brandon officer was shot first after a domestic dispute escalated into the... Read More.
FROM THE U-S ATTORNEY'S OFFICE IN JACKSON: A Red Water man was sentenced to 54 months in federal prison for assault on a federal officer, announced U.S. Attorney Darren J. LaMarca of the Southern District of Mississippi and Special Agent in Charge Jermicha Fomby... Read More.
The Law Enforcement Training Academy at Camp Shelby held its graduation on Thursday, December 22.Chief Billy McMillan and Assistant Chief Mike Williams of Carthage Police Department would like to congratulate Jeremiah Brooks, a Carthage resident who... Read More.
Investigators haven't released many details about the shooting Tuesday night that left Greenville police officer Myiesha Stewart dead. She's the third law enforcement officer to be killed in the line of duty in Mississippi this year. Stewart was a police investigator who was answering... Read More.
On Monday at 9:31pm, officers were called to Red Dog Road for a report of shots being heard. Persons in the vehicle were later reported to have been shooting at a residence. Officers pursued a maroon Dodge Charger onto Hwy 35.At 9:34pm, a caller... Read More.
Mississippi's new State Health Officer says it's a "high calling" to look after the public health concerns of 2.9 million people. Dr. Dan Edney says he wants to be a catalyst for change. And he says, in this state, change can't wait. Edney says... Read More.
From the Mississippi Organ Recovery Agency:Meridian Police Officer Kennis Croom, who was killed in the line of duty responding to a domestic violence call on Thursday, June 9th, was a registered organ, eye and tissue donor. On Friday, June 10th, Officer Croom was able... Read More.
State Health Officer Dr. Thomas Dobbs-- who's been the public face of Mississippi's battle against COVID-19-- announced Tuesday that he plans to step down later this year.Here's his statement:“I feel like the time is right for me to return to the clinical side of... Read More.
Mississippi’s top public health official says he's telling health care providers to refrain from using the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine while federal agencies investigate reports of potentially dangerous blood clots. Dr. Thomas Dobbs said Tuesday that health care providers should wait for “additional... Read More.