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December 12, 2020

Lawsuit Filed by 21 Current and Former Jackson Officers Against Department, Chief, and Mayor

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 [...]

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December 6, 2020

Suspect Who Shot Mississippi Officer in Face Captured

Jackson, MS – LENN told you over the weekend about an off-duty officer, Investigator Eddie Colbert, getting shot at the 4th Avenue Lounge in Jackson. The suspect from the incident, identified as Jaquon Allen, has been arrested and is facing two charges of aggravated assault, according to the Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives New Orleans/Jackson Field Office.

CAPTURED: Suspected shooter Jaquon Allen, accused of shooting Vicksburg Police Dept. Inspector Eddie Colbert and a security guard at a Jackson nightclub, has been arrested. Allen is charged with 2 counts of Aggravated Assault. Both remain in critical condition at the hospital. [...]


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