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  1. Walking Trails/Tracks

    Jackson needs more places to walk! Most of the city parks do not offer walking tracks and the ones that do need a major overhaul. How else will we combat the obesity problem if there are no public...

    Oct 9, 2013 by Eyvette Smith (5 points)

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  2. Culture or Cruelty?

    The only difference between Bull fighting and Dog fighting is one is deemed legal by man, one is deemed illegal by man. Slavery was once legal, as was oppression of women and murdering of Native...

    Nov 28, 2013 by NO BULLFIGHT (5 points)

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  3. Homeless Challenge

    Jackson has a high number of homeless individuals living on the streets and in shelters, and that number is quickly increasing. Their are many programs in place to bring awareness to the problem, and...

    Jan 12, 2014 by Osha Thomas (19 points)

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  4. It's time for Education and Crime to shake hands!

    A pathway/blueprint for a successful life "in most cases" is almost impossible without an education. But should a curriculum, which hasn't been truly tailored to the specific learning style and need...

    Oct 7, 2014 by Corey Griffith (10 points)

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  5. Keep Criminals in jail

    Why does Jackson need to add police when we allow people that commit crimes to go free. I have experienced someone being caught in the act of a crime, with evidence and they are back on the street in...

    Jul 3, 2014 by WC JR (10 points)

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  6. Mayor and JPD: Condemn Deadly Vigilantism

    When a friend's place of business was broken into while he was away, a JPD officer told him that he should buy a gun. Considering the recent spate of stand-your-ground killings nationally—most...

    Nov 9, 2013 by Tom Head (37 points)

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  7. The City of Jackson start working harder to crack down prostitution on craigslist and backpage

    I think that because there are so many std's being spreaded and I have noticed there are not only HIV billboards in Jackson, but billboards about syphilis which would only imply that is a problem now...

    Mar 8, 2016 by Angelita Williams (10 points)

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  8. A Better City and State

    I like to see that the city have more institutions such as museums with national and international permanent exhibits, public libraries with more recent and up-to-date materials, and a public...

    Nov 26, 2016 by Michael Reed (5 points)

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  9. Do something about all the homeless people hanging around the bus station

    I don't know who is responsible for the upkeep, maintenance and security of the bus station, but whoever it is isn't doing a good job. Every morning there is trash thrown everywhere at the front and...

    Aug 31, 2018 by Rose Williams (15 points)

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  10. Create a BIG Neighborhood watch initiative! Inspiring the community to look out for their communities again!

    1. Pick out the top 10 highest crime areas in the city; have a town hall meeting with each one (in a rally format).. 2.Bringing in different city officials/community leaders to speak and LISTEN to...

    Dec 10, 2013 by Martez Cobb (11 points)

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  11. Unity in Faith City Wide Revival

    I would like to have a city widde revival but I'm going to need help from prospective groups to do this as an united effort to help get their need met. one of the fundmental needs other than food,...

    Aug 28, 2014 by Deborah Young (5 points)

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  12. Child sex trafficking and prostitution in Jackson, ms

    I commend Jackson, Ms or shall I say the state for getting rid or craigslist personal site date part and Backpage. This has help get some child sex trafficking off the streets along with...

    Dec 21, 2018 by Angelita Williams (5 points)

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  13. Bike lanes, sidewalks, crosswalks, Picking up trash...etc...

    There are barely any sidewalks, no where to ride your bike, good luck trying to cross a busy street, you're risking your life sometimes. How can we promote health ways of life with not even the bare...

    Feb 3, 2016 by Wickers6809 (28 points)

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  14. Help employ city residents

    I know that we have several programs that will assist people with finding a job. The Job Winn Center, Jobs for Jacksonians, and different job fairs held around the city. Some people don't have jobs...

    Dec 10, 2014 by Lawren Long (23 points)

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  15. Crime

    Why can't the National Guard be brought in to try and handle all the crime in Jackson? I'm not a citizen of Jackson but live close to it and am afraid to even drive thru it.

    Jun 9, 2019 by Karen Jones (5 points)

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  16. We need in every city a HOTLINE for individuals to call if they encounter an individual that may be a threat to a people; schools, businesses, etc

    A HOTLINE should be available in order to warn law enforcement of any threats against individuals. Of course we have 911 and I love my police for and sheriffs dept. but we need a watchdog approach to...

    Feb 17, 2018 by Sheila Gilbert (15 points)

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  17. Greater Jackson

    Get concerned, get informed and get involved. In an effort to improve the quality of life in the city of Jackson. We as Citizens with Leaders, promoting a better place to live, work, play, raise our...

    Jul 11, 2016 by LadyJ (23 points)

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  18. Young people should learn to respect elderly citizens in their neighborhoods

    It is becoming more and more difficult to get respect from younger generations. Even when you call the police, there are no results. I believe that an ordinance should be enforced that prohibits...

    Aug 10, 2019 by Bennie Jones (5 points)

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  19. Community Dangers

    I have a great idea. Lets arrest the idiot councilman in the baggy suit who suggested throwing stuff at cops. Better yet, lets not have any cops in Jackson to enforce the laws.Then we will see how...

    Jan 2, 2016 by Greg Weatherby (5 points)

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