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MS K-9 Seriously Wounded Apprehending Suspect

K-9 Buddy was released to apprehend the suspect. The suspect fled over a privacy fence and Buddy went over the fence after him, continuing to pursue the man into a wooded area, police said.

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Memphis Officer Ambushed Outside of His MS Home

According to Tish Clark, a spokesperson for the DeSoto County Sheriff's Department, the officer was hit in the shoulder and is expected to recover. She described the shooting as an "ambush" and said it occurred around 6 a.m. Monday morning as the lieutenant was heading to work.

MS Officer Responds to Shooting Call, Finds Her Son's Body

Charles Stewart, Jr., 20, was laying in the middle of the street after being shot in the head. When his mother, Officer Laquandia Cooley arrived at the scene, he had already died.

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.

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.

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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.

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