Hinds County Sheriff’s Office will present its first Trunk or Treat event at the Metrocenter Mall

October 24, 2014 in Entertainment, News

Trunks will pop open on Halloween… The Hinds County Sheriff’s Office will present its first Trunk or Treat event at the Metrocenter Mall. This free –family friendly–event will take place Friday, […]

1 dead, 5 injured in gang fight at Hinds County jail

April 1, 2014 in News, The Buzz

RAYMOND, Mississippi (AP) — One inmate was killed and five others injured during a gang fight at a jail outside Jackson. Hinds County Sheriff Tyrone Lewis tells WJTV the death and injuries […]

Dianne Gatson-Riley approved as new Hinds County jail administrator

January 2, 2014 in News

By Ayesha K. Mustafaa Editor In a special call meeting Dec. 23, 2013, Hinds County Board of Supervisors approved the selection for the new Hinds County Jail Administrator, Dianne Gatson-Riley, […]

Hinds County Sheriff’s Dept. going green

December 20, 2012 in News, Statewide News

Cannon Nissan of Jackson, a member of the Metro Area Coalition, and The Hinds County Sheriff’s Department are going ‘GREEN.’

Cannon Nissan of Jackson, Mississippi’s premier Nissan dealership, has offered The Hinds County Sheriff’s Department a two-year leased deal on a 2012 Nissan Leaf. The Leaf is Nissan’s first foray into the world of electric vehicles. The Leaf is a five-door, five-passenger car fitted with a 24kW lithium-ion battery complete with 48 separate modules, housing four cells apiece.

Supervisors slash sheriff’s budget

September 6, 2012 in Buzz Report, News, Police Report, The Buzz, Top Stories

$2.5 million moved to other areas
By Othor Cain
Managing Editor
In what is being described as a major blow to public safety in Hinds County, supervisors voted 3-2 Tuesday, Sept. 4, to cut the sheriff’s department budget by $2.5 million for the next fiscal year, that begins Oct. 1. “The decision by the supervisors puts the entire county at risk,” Hinds County Sheriff Tyrone Lewis said. “It totally puts employees in jeopardy.

Hinds County Sheriff’s Department unveils new fleet of cars

August 2, 2012 in News, Top Stories

Great aunt, others thrilled By Gail M. Brown Editor On Friday July 27, the Hinds County Sheriff’s Department introduced three of the 10 new “state of the art” patrol cars […]

Riot at Detention Center leaves one area destroyed

August 2, 2012 in Buzz Report, News, Police Report, The Buzz, Top Stories

Lewis: ‘The situation was contained early as we prepared to take over’ By Othor Cain Managing Editor In the early morning hours of Monday, July 30, during a routine security […]

Hinds prisoners being moved to Rankin, Madison

August 2, 2012 in News, Statewide News, Top Stories

A WLBT Report RAYMOND – One inmate is being blamed for inciting a riot that has left one unit destroyed at the Hinds County Detention Center in Raymond. The uprising […]