MOSS POINT, Miss. (AP) - The Jackson County NAACP is asking the
FBI to look into complaints about possible police misconduct in
The request comes days after city leaders said they would not
reinstate a citizen-review board to oversee Moss Point police
officers and other city employees.
Mayor Xavier Bishop and Police Chief Sheila Smallman said they
would welcome an independent investigation by federal authorities.
Smallman said she has found no evidence of any wrongdoing by police
Local NAACP president Curley Clark says city officials have
"turned deaf ears" to requests for more oversight of police.
Information from: The Sun Herald, http://www.sunherald.com
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