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Criminal Analysis: MC Students’ Intelligence Reports Benefit Local Law Enforcement Agencies

Intelligence analysis reports presented to local law enforcement officials by Mississippi College and Jackson State University students are helping to allocate assets and shape policing strategies to protect residents of Clinton better. Homeland Security Program students in an intelligence analysis program at MC have been analyzing criminal data covering the last decade in Clinton and … Read more

Pascagoula PD Searching for Three Individuals After Home Invasion/Shooting

Authorities are searching for three suspects involved in a reported home invasion in Pascagoula. Police say that at around 9:44 Sunday night, dispatch received a call of a shooting in the 2100 block of Eden Street. When officers arrived, they found a 26-year-old male victim suffering from a gunshot wound to the stomach. The victim … Read more

Hattiesburg Man Arrested For Multiple Weekend Burglaries

Zachary James Thames, 28, of Hattiesburg has been arrested in relation to multiple burglaries that occurred over the weekend. Hattiesburg Police took Thames into custody early Monday morning and charged him with three counts of commercial burglary and one count of auto burglary, in connection to incidents that occurred over the weekend. Those incidents include … Read more

Mississippi Man Arrested in Louisiana for Attempting To Meet Minor for Sexual Purpouses

A man from Mississippi has been arrested in Louisiana for making contact with a minor online for sexual purposes. On May 1, the Concordia Parish Sheriff’s Office Cyber Unit in Louisiana lead an investigation into Chase Jordan, a 34-year-old man from Jackson. Jordan had sent sexually explicit photos, attempted to set up a date, and … Read more

Greenwood Officer Recognized By Fellow First Responders After Applying Tourniquet to Man’s Shotgun Injury

When an accident occurs, there can often be multiple first responder agencies on the scene. It is critical for these first responders to uphold professionalism, respect, and communication. Officer Cleo Crain with the Greenwood Police Department has been recognized by his first responder colleagues for portraying those exact qualities, as well as bravely taking on … Read more

Eagle Lake: Multiple Agencies Help To Free Woman Trapped In Home By Fallen Tree

A series of storms passed through the Vicksburg area on Sunday night leaving a woman trapped in her home after a large tree fell on it during the storm, according to the Vicksburg Daily News.  The young woman was trapped for approximately an hour in the Eagle Lake home. Once the report was called in, … Read more

Appliances Stolen From Construction Site in Brandon, Police Seeking Robbers

Brandon Police Department and Crime Stoppers of Central MS are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying two individuals. The couple in question was seen by cameras stealing household appliances from a home on Long Leaf Circle in Brandon. The victim stated on the night of Saturday, April 30, unknown suspects entered a construction site and … Read more