May 23, 2024

U.S. Attorney Todd Gee Holds Listening Session in Rankin County

Morgan Howard

Generic Library photo. Source: Unsplash Janko Ferlic
Generic Library photo. Source: Unsplash Janko Ferlic

U.S. Attorney Todd Gee, members of his staff, and the Department of Justice’s Community Relations Service hosted a Listening Session at the Brandon Public Library on Tuesday, May 21.  During the moderated discussion, community members had an opportunity to voice concerns about civil rights issues in Rankin County.

U.S. Attorney Gee discussed the civil rights-related work being done by his office and the importance of engaging with members of local communities to address civil rights issues, such as law enforcement accountability. U.S. Attorney Gee reaffirmed the Justice Department’s commitment to enforcing laws protecting the civil rights of all persons in Rankin County and throughout the nation.

As the United States Attorney’s Office stated in press releases issued on August 3, 2023 and on December 4, 2023, the public is encouraged to contact the FBI hotline at 1-800-CALL-FBI, email or call the FBI Jackson Field Office at 601-948-5000, if you or someone you know has been a victim of abuse by a member of the Rankin County Sheriff’s Office.

The U.S. Attorney’s Office’s online complaint form to report allegations of civil rights violations is available at webpage. The form can be emailed to , or concerns can be shared by leaving a voice mail for our Civil Rights Division at (601) 973-2825.

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