Jackson, MS – The Jackson Police Department, Chief James Davis, and Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba are all named in a current lawsuit filed by 21 former and current police officers. The officers allege harassment, racial profiling, and poor working conditions by the command staff.
The officers’ attorney, Attorney Abby Robinson, said Chief James Davis and his command staff were responsible for the hostile environment, and that they faced harsh criticism from petty things up to what they wore. The command staff allowed multiple shifts to go without sanitized bathrooms, as well as denied proper aid all because of their race or gender. Robinson said these conditions likely [...]