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Press Release

Rankin County, Mississippi Civil Rights Violations Request for Information

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Southern District of Mississippi

Jackson, Miss. - The Department of Justice is committed to enforcing laws protecting the civil rights of all persons in Rankin County, Mississippi and throughout the nation.  To enforce these laws, it is critical that federal authorities receive information from the public regarding allegations of abuse.  As the Department previously indicated in its press release issued on August 3, 2023, announcing the guilty pleas of six former Rankin County Law Enforcement Officers, 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.

Updated December 4, 2023

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