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Wednesday, 4 August 2021

MDPS bill to help fight crime

Credit: WAPT
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MDPS bill to help fight crime
MDPS bill to help fight crime
MDPS bill to help fight crime

THIS LEGISLATIVE SESSIONMISSISSIPPI LEGISLATORS PASSED ABILL INTRODUCED BY THEDEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY.IT MAKES CHANGES TO THEDEPARTMENT INCLUDINGTRANSFERRING POWER OF CAPITALPOLICE AND THE STATE’STRANSPORTATION ENFORCEMENT TODPS ONE OF THE THINGS THAT WASHIGHLIGHTED TO US OVER THE PASTYEAR WHEN WE HAD THE THREATSRIGHTS AT THE CAPITOL ANDPROTEST WAS THE KEY ANDIMPORTANCE OF LAW ENFORCEMENTCOMMUNICATING WITH ONE ANOTHERWITH THIS BILL MOVING CAPITALPOLICE.NEW PATROL THE COMMISSIONER ALSOHOPES TO HELP WITH CRIME IF YOULOOK AT THE CRIME IN JACKSON,THEY’VE GOT THEIR HANDS FULLRIGHT NOW, AND SO HOPE WE CAN BEIN ASSISTANCE IN THE CAPITALCITY.SOME CHANGES HAVE ALL BEEN MADEWHEN IT COMES TO HIGHWAY PATROL.IT WAS TRIGGERED BY ANINTERSTATE SHUTDOWN EARLIER THISYEAR BY DRAG RACERS ON I-55.WE HAD A BILL THAT WAS PASSEDTHAT ALLOWED HIM MHP TO RUNRADAR ON INTERSTATE AND HIGHWAYSWITHIN CITY LIMITS ANOTHER HUGEPROBLEM FOR THE STATE TACKLED INTHIS BILL.IS THE BACKLOG AT THE STATEMEDICAL EXAMINER’S OFFICE?THIS BILL ALLOWED FOR MEDICALEXAMINER INVESTIGATORS, WHICHARE ESSENTIALLY DEATHINVESTIGATORS TO ASSIST THEDOCTORS WITH THE AUTOPSIESCOMMISSIONER.TINDALL SAYS HE HOPES THESECHANGES ALONG WITH OTHERS PASTWILL HEL