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MS Gang Threatens Officers Over Fatal Memphis Shooting

The Mississippi Department of Public Safety released a bulletin to law enforcement on Thursday evening warning of the threat by the Gangster Disciples street gang.

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Mississippi Accreditation Commission Assessing Jackson Police Department

Assessors from the Mississippi Law Enforcement Accreditation Commission (MSLEAC) will be conducting an on-site assessment at the Jackson Police Department to ensure compliance with the Mississippi State Standards.

Mississippi Constable Dies of Injuries from Crash

Willie Houston "Hoot" West, 81, died at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo, three days after his car left the roadway in a turn on Harrison Road and crashed into a tree.

Slain Mississippi Officer Was Ambushed, Shot in Back

A Biloxi, MS, teen accused in the killing of Patrolman Robert McKeithen snuck up from behind and shot the officer several times in the back, according to criminal court records filed in the case.

Suspect Captured in Murder of MS Officer

Atkinson was brought back to Biloxi Police headquarters by Gulfport Police. As he was taken out of the back of a patrol car by two officers, Atkinson smiled broadly.

Murdered Mississippi Officer Was Due to Retire

The Biloxi Police Department have identified the officer murdered outside its police headquarters building as Officer Robert McKeithen, a 24-year veteran of the department.

MS Officer Murdered Outside Station, Suspect at Large

The officer was shot multiple times in the 10 p.m. attack in the parking lot of Biloxi's Lopez Quave Public Safety Center on Porter Avenue. The suspect fled.

Mississippi Deputy Shot, Saved by Body Armor

The sheriff said Deputy Tatum played dead but that Vaught walked up to him and shot him several more times in the chest area. Dickerson estimated Tatum was shot three to eight times total with wounds in the chest area, an arm and a leg.

NRA National Police Shooting Championships Return To Mississippi This September

The Mississippi Highway Patrol/Mississippi Department of Public Safety and the National Rifle Association have announced that it will host the 2019 NRA National Police Shooting Championships at the Mississippi Law Enforcement Officers Training Academy in Pearl, MS, September 23-25, 2019.

Tire Thieves Target Police Vehicles in Mississippi

For the second time in as many weeks, tire thieves in Jackson, Mississippi, have targeted police vehicles, stealing 12 tires from parked squad cars at an area museum.