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‘The public does not need to hear’: City police move radio traffic to private channel; sheriff says move hampers cooperation, response time – Mississippi’s Best Community Newspaper

NATCHEZ — Natchez Police officers are now communicating on a new radio channel, requested by Natchez Police Chief Joseph Daughtry, which can no longer be monitored by other law enforcement officials in the area. “Lots of times when new chiefs or sheriffs come into office, they want a new channel for communication because they don’t… Read More »

After fleeing traffic stop, man wanted in 3 states, leads area police on high-speed chases | Top Story

MOUNT MORRIS – A Manhattan man, wanted in multiple states, is facing several charges after fleeing a traffic stop and leading police on chases in three area counties before being captured in Steuben County and jailed in Livingston County. At least four law enforcement agencies were involved in the incident which began when Tequan T.… Read More »

3 Rochester residents facing drug charges after Interstate 390 traffic stop | Police

Three Monroe County residents are facing drug charges, and one is also facing a pair of felonies, including a weapon-related charge, following a traffic stop on Interstate 390. Deputy Jerry Pilkenton, while assigned to the Sheriff’s Office Operation Safe Interstate initiative, made the stop on March 9 for an alleged violation of state Vehicle and… Read More »

Ketanji Brown Jackson Recalls Family Members’ Police Work

Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson (via screengrab) Appearing to respond directly to GOP characterizations of her as a radical, Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson expressed strong support for the role of law enforcement during her confirmation hearings Wednesday. She reflected upon her family members’ experiences as police officers as an ongoing reminder of the importance… Read More »

Officer staffing a top issue for police chief finalists | Local News

Both candidates for Santa Fe police chief say fixing staffing issues is key for the department. One says he’d apply a vision to curb the problem that succeeded in a nearby department; the other touts his achievements during a long career here. The finalists — Andrew Rodriguez, deputy chief of the Rio Rancho Police Department,… Read More »