White creating the Mississippi Highway Safety Patrol. Upon request, MHSP will assist counties and municipalities with limited resources and expertise in resolving crimes and other law enforcement-related issues in their jurisdictions. State Troopers must also be prepared to respond to statewide emergencies at the request of the Governor.
Additionally, the Mississippi Highway Safety Patrol serves Mississippians by providing and maintaining records of more than 2. Each division of the Mississippi Highway Safety Patrol works diligently to protect life and property by maintaining law and order with courtesy, service and safety. Mississippi Highway Safety Patrol P. Box Jackson, MS Director of Highway Patrol Email: cthrasher dps. MHSP promotes safe operation of motor vehicles by enforcing legally established rules of the road; assists local law enforcement agencies with criminal and other investigations; and provides and maintains state-issued licenses and documents.
MHSP seeks to maintain a positive relationship with the residents of Mississippi via highly ethical conduct, professional public service, meaningful public awareness campaigns, effective communication, and responsive leadership and assistance in cases of emergency and disaster. The Mississippi Highway Safety Patrol is administered through a hierarchy of sworn law enforcement officers holding supervisory positions. As Chief of Patrol, the Colonel oversees the daily operation of the largest statewide law enforcement agency in Mississippi.
There are four Lt. The Colonel reports directly to the Commissioner of Public Safety. The Uniform Division is primarily responsible for the safety of our highways and is managed by a Lt. The Lt. Colonel reports directly to the Colonel. The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation is primarily responsible for the investigation of criminal activities in the state and is managed by a Lt.
Colonel who reports directly to the Colonel. The bureau is also responsible for maintaining secure and accurate repositories and is managed by a Lt. Highway Patrol. Colonel Randy Ginn Lt. Colonel Lee Morrison Lt. Colonel Thomas Tuggle Lt.AP — A Mississippi sheriff is asking for prayers for his community after two wrecks claimed 11 lives in his mostly rural county this week.
Three people were killed and several were injured Wednesday in a wreck involving multiple vehicles, including a school bus with no children aboard, on a highway not far from the scene of another crash that killed eight people two days earlier. Highway 45 south of Scooba. A Mississippi Highway Patrol spokesman, Sgt. Andy West, said a southbound vehicle crossed the highway median and hit three northbound vehicles.
A photo from the Macon Beacon newspaper, provided to The Associated Press, showed a white pickup truck with the front crushed and the top ripped back.
A photo from the Meridian Star showed two other vehicles that were crushed in the front. Moore said the bus came from the city of Meridian, which is south of the wreck site.
Scooba, with a population of aboutis near the Alabama state line. A wreck before dawn Monday killed eight people on Mississippi Highway 16 east of Scooba. That one involved a box truck and a passenger van. Box Truck and any potential contributing factors. The Lugos were brothers. All the victims lived in Macon, Mississippi.
Both drivers survived the Monday wreck. The van driver was Alejandro Resendiz, also of Macon. June 6, GMT. A Mississippi Highway Patrol state trooper investigates a wreck on U. Highway 45 south of Scooba in Kemper County, Miss. Three people were killed and several were injured Wednesday in a wreck involving multiple vehicles, including a school bus with no children aboard, on a rural Mississippi highway not far from the scene of another crash that killed eight people two days earlier.
Connect with the definitive source for global and local news. The Associated Press. All rights reserved.Mississippi was organized as a territory in and was admitted as the 20th state to join the Union on December 10, Jackson is the capital city and the largest metropolitan area. Heavy snowfall is possible across the state. Small amounts of snow fall in northern and central Mississippi; snow is occasional in the southern part of the state.
Biloxi and Gulfport Accidents :. Greenwood and Greenville Accidents :. Hattiesburg and Laurel Accidents :. Jackson Accidents :. Meridian Accidents :. Being injured in a serious accident is always a shocking and scary experience, and dealing with the aftermath is exhausting and stressful.
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One of the dozens of tornadoes that ripped across the South on Easter Sunday was so powerful it left a mark on Mississippi that is able to be picked up by satellites. Read More. Texans veteran safety and special-teams contributor A.
Moore shared a video on social media displaying the mass destruction caused by deadly tornadoes that impacted his hometown. Bassfield and other Attorney General William Barr has issued a statement after Greenville police issued tickets to church members who had gathered in their cars to worship during a COVID shelter-in-place order. On Tuesday, The Mississippi Department of Health reported's first coronavirus outbreak in a long-term care Reportedly two powerful tornadoes struck Jones County, Mississippi.
Two people were killed and dozens injured, local media reported. Another image, reportedly from a Collins, Mississippi, storage shed The Mississippi Highway Patrol responded to a crash involving an wheeler and a passenger car. The crash happened on Mississippi Highway 3 near the Redwood Tyson Foods, located mostly around Carthage, Forest and Magee, seems to have experienced no damage from the The storm carved a destructive path across six states on Sunday and Monday, causing widespread damage and cutting power to tens of thousands of customers.
Westbound traffic along Interstate 20 has been stopped near the river bridges after a barge struck the bridge around 5 a. The Louisiana State Police have requested that all westbound lanes The incident is being treated as a tragic accident. Ms Whelan was pronounced dead at the scene and her body was taken to Waterford Regional Hospital where a full post-mortem examination will be The incident is being treated as a "tragic accident". Ms Whelan's body was taken to Waterford Regional Hospital where a full post-mortem examination will be carried out.
The vehicle has been removed Health care workers and state officials are finding ways to keep unplugged communities updated with information.
Completely stand still been sitting in traffic and not moving for 40 minutes Read More.Our maintenance team is trained for tough times. ARtraffic NEAtraffic. Your work, and the work of all our first responders, is deeply appreciated. Lanes blocked at this time: all. Those trees were removed, but tree debris lined the shoulders of local state highways and county roads.
Other parts of Read More. Wednesday morning, the National Weather Service in Jackson confirmed two long-track tornadoes ripped through the state. The first, an EF4 with a maximum width of two miles, started in Jefferson Davis WLBT - On Easter Sunday, devastating tornadoes passed through the state of Mississippi, killing at least 12 people and destroying many homes.
At a time already filled with great All proceeds from this fundraiser go toward The tornadoes had gone away. The storms had passed. The sun had come out. But another person in Mississippi was dead, authorities announced Tuesday, following devastating severe weather that battered Magee said Paula Ainsworth's legacy We make the difficult decision that is deciding which Lafayette County restaurant reigns supreme!
Lastly, if you're in the market for a new vehicle, make it a Clark Ford vehicle. Corey Clark and the American Rivers cited increasingly severe flooding driven by One of the dozens of tornadoes that ripped across the South on Easter Sunday was so powerful it left a mark on Mississippi that is able to be picked up by satellites. It has a long memory, Highway The photographs are not a record of one epic trip, but rather a narrative. Each turn of the page takes us farther south on the highway.
Each turn of the page takes One of the places that have been hit hard by the tornadoes in the small town of Bassfield, Mississippi. Texans' defensive backs Cornell Armstrong and A. Moore both have family in Bassfield. None of the perishable foods will be at City Hall. We'll have a separate location for food and clothing. Texans veteran safety and special-teams contributor A.The Coast Guard said in a news release that the two vessels collided Sunday morning near Luling, Louisiana.
The towing vessel, RC Creppel, sank, and three crew members were missing. A fourth person aboard the vessel was rescued by a private boater. The Coast Guard did not release the names of the missing mariners. The section of the river was closed to vessel traffic. The RC Creppel was pushing two barges carrying sulfuric acid and the barges broke away during the accident.
One of those barges was damaged in the incident and reportedly released a small amount of vapor into the air, the Coast Guard said. He said there are no indications of a leak. The barge was above the waterline and penned against the bank. Charles Parish President Matthew Jewell said there were no immediate health concerns. He said the waterworks and industries along the river were told to close water intakes from the river as a precaution. Home All Sections Search.
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Officials said the result did not come in until after the inmate had died. The exact cause of death has not been determined. A strong storm that killed more than 30 people as it roared across the Southeast spared the Pee Dee of death and destruction. The unidentified man is the first reported inmate in Extreme weather made its way across the United States from Sunday to Monday, putting 75 million people in danger. Reportedly two powerful tornadoes struck Jones County, Mississippi.
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Another image, reportedly from a Collins, Mississippi, storage shed Storms, strong winds, and tornadoes ripped across Mississippi on Easter Sunday, killing Crews across the state are still working to assess the damage. Here's what we know about those who died They were located on Highway near the Coldwater River. Olson said DeSoto County fared much better than other parts of Mississippi, where as many as 11 people died as a result of tornadoes that The storm carved a destructive path across six states on Sunday and Monday, causing widespread damage and cutting power to tens of thousands of customers.
The Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman, which is under federal investigation over alleged civil rights abuses, has reported its first case of an inmate with the coronavirus. Governor Tate Reeves and other officials have their hands full, tackling the coronavirus and the deadly storms that happened on Easter Sunday. The storms killed The department says Monday that an inmate at the State Penitentiary at Parchman was found to have had the virus after he died.
The figure is calculated by taking the total number of cases recorded in Victoria and then subtracting the number who have either died or made a full recovery. But Ms Mikakos said the number of active Two people were involved in a collision on Highway in North Mississippi.
One woman, name not reported, was taken to the nearest hospital, while the other individual involved was air lifted to Memphis where she later died due to the impact of the Read More.
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Breaking: Mississippi just saw largest single-day spike in coronavirus cases, 11 more people died yesterday Mississippi. At least 33 killed as tornadoes rip through the South Mississippi Bassfield. Tornado sucks beloved family photos from Mississippi debris, carries them more than miles to Alabama Mississippi Collins. Storms and tornadoes killed 12 in Mississippi. Here's what we know about them.
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