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Statement Regarding Video of JPD Officer Confrontation with Woman Outside Local Establishment

Posted on July 19, 2021


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

July 17, 2021

 

Statement Regarding Video of JPD Officer Confrontation with Woman

Outside Local Establishment

 

(JACKSON, Miss) – “A recently circulated video involving a JPD officer in confrontation with a woman outside of a local establishment has been brought to our attention. Safety and accountability are serious priorities for this administration. As such, we are taking every effort to investigate the incident. While we do not yet have all of the facts of this case, we remain committed to an approach to public safety built on trust, integrity, and community partnership. Abuse and misconduct have no place in that. I want to thank those who documented the incident. It is concerned citizens like you that help us to do our best.”

– Chokwe Antar Lumumba, Mayor, Jackson, Mississippi

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