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MS Officer Wounded in Rifle Ambush, Suspect in Custody

Officer Alan Mayes was wounded in the attack. He was rushed to the University of Mississippi Medical Center for surgery, according to Jackson Police Department Chief James Davis. Mayes is reportedly in stable condition.

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Off-Duty MS Officer who Just Graduated from Academy Dies in Crash

Waveland Police Chief Mike Prendergast confirmed the death of Officer Katie Cash.

MS Agency Releases Video of Deputy Shooting Knife-Wielding Man

The video appears to show suspect Reginald "RJ" Johnson charging Deputy Bobby Jackson with an object in his hand identified by investigators as a knife. The deputy's pistol is drawn and he falls to the ground.

MS Officer Shot, Police Vehicle Stolen

Officer Roy Hurst was shot in South Memphis at around 12:30 p.m. after he followed suspect Cody Dimmett from the Memphis suburb of Southaven. Hurst had reportedly run the Dimmett's license plate and discovered he was wanted in another state.

MS Deputy Killed in Crash while Responding to Call

According to the sheriff's office, Deputy Pat Barnes was responding to assist the Prentiss Police Department in a reported altercation at the Western Motel in Prentiss. On his way, Deputy Barnes lost control of his vehicle and collided with a tree.

MS Deputy Shot and Killed Responding to Suicide Call

The slain deputy, Lt. Michael Boutte, was shot trying to get out of his vehicle, Sheriff Ricky Adam told local media. The suspect then fired at a second responding deputy who returned fire and wounded the suspect, Adam said.

Mississippi Chiefs Plan to Grade State's Lawmakers on Police Support

The association has listed three measures it supports and will grade lawmakers on this session, including state money to help small departments provide bullet-resistant vests, $1,220 a year in supplemental pay for officers at accredited departments.

Fired MS Officer Arrested in Florida with Badges and Ammo Taken from Former Agency

Deputies said they located a loaded gun in the man's pocket and inside the Tahoe they found a backpack containing a large amount of counterfeit cash, brass knuckles and two clown masks. They also found badges, a helmet, a Mississippi State Police Department ID card and a Pearl River Sheriff’s Office key card, records show.

MS Police Department Wants Access to Private Video Surveillance Systems Such as Doorbell Cameras

The move made Jackson, which has struggled to keep up with advances in high-tech crime-fighting, one of two dozen places in the country where police agencies inked deals this year with Fusus, a small Georgia company that aims to make it easier for American law enforcement agencies to build networks of public and private security cameras.

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Mississippi Officer Injured in Fiery Pursuit Crash

Rankin County Sheriff Bryan Bailey shared a post on Facebook from John W. Hamilton, the father of Richland Officer Coty Hamilton, who said his son crashed into a tree and his patrol car burst into flames. John Hamilton said in the post that two officers pulled his son out of the burning vehicle.

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