Sunday, August 31 2014 3:28 PM EDT2014-08-31 19:28:29 GMT
Disturbing pictures of an injured kindergartner from Pascagoula have made a mother's call for action go viral online.More >>
Disturbing pictures of an injured kindergartner from Pascagoula have made a mother's call for action go viral online. Friends and family of a Pascagoula kindergarten student have created a Facebook page and GoFundMe.com account claiming the girl was attacked on the playground this week by another student.More >>
Tuesday, September 2 2014 2:01 AM EDT2014-09-02 06:01:23 GMT
The Mississippi Highway Patrol has issued an Amber Alert for 17-year-old Katelyn Beard. She was abducted Saturday morning from between 6:00 a.m. and 7:00 a.m. from 4244 Lynda Street in Jackson. BeardMore >>
Dewayne Thompson, wanted in the wounding and kidnapping of 17-year-old Katelyn Beard, has been captured by Jackson Police. He was taken into custody around 5:45 in west Jackson near where Beard's vehicle was found earlier today.
Tuesday, August 19 2014 4:53 PM EDT2014-08-19 20:53:02 GMT
A cross was burned in the yard of a Smith County man after what his family is referring to as a vicious hate crime occurred. Family members say that Craig Wilson was beaten with brass knuckles and shotMore >>
A burning cross, a Smith county man beaten and shot by a family member, and in critical condition. We are told this is much more than a family feud, and outraged family members are calling it a "hate crime."
Police swore in 75 cadets in the department's 61st police academy
class on Tuesday.
needed these officers and I want to be fired up and I want to display that type
of intensity to these cadets," said Police Chief Derrick Diggs. "Because we
need to get them through this police academy, we need to get them trained, and
I need to get them out there in the street to complete my public safety
was the first of 186 days of training. A lot will be thrown at the cadets,
including report writing and weapons training. They will prepare for nearly
1,000 hours for their new job.
plan on this being the last job that I'm ever going to do," said trainee Ben-Jiang
Tsou. "I'm 100 percent committed."
Diggs says it will take nothing less than 100 percent to earn their badge.