Seven MBN Agents Recieve Medals Of Valor

By MississippI PEP Staff | June 29th, 2017 at 5:59 am

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Filed Under: Governor, Law Enforcement, Leadership, Mississippi, Mississippi Municipalities, MS Bureau of Narcotics, MS State Government, News, Phil Bryant, Public Safety

Seven agents with the Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics received Medals of Valor Tuesday from Gov. Phil Bryant for their part in a six-hour standoff in 2015 at a Brookhaven apartment building that left one man dead and two police officers injured.

Civil Forfeiture Reform Signed Into Law By Governor Requires Confiscated Property To Be Reported, Warrants To Be Issued.

By MississippI PEP Staff | March 15th, 2017 at 7:00 am

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Filed Under: Ethics, Governor, Law Enforcement, Legislature, Mississippi, Mississippi Municipalities, Mississippi PEP, Mississippi State House, MS Bureau of Narcotics, MS State Government, News, Phil Bryant, Public Safety, Revenue

Civil forfeiture opponents at the Institute for Justice report on Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant signing a bill on Monday, March 13, that adds new transparency requirements to civil forfeiture. Th3 law still allows law enforcement to confiscate property without filing criminal charges. Whenever a law enforcement agency seizes property, it must provide a description of the property […]

PLUNKETT: Which State Agencies Spent The Most Money And Gave More Pay Raises During 2016 Spending Spree? [Interactive Chart]

By Keith Plunkett | January 20th, 2017 at 8:45 am

BY: Keith Plunkett / Managing Editor

Keith Plunkett is the Policy and Communications Director for the United Conservatives Fund, and the Founder and Publisher of MississippiPEP.com.

Filed Under: Budget, Contributor, Economy, Ethics, Keith Plunkett, MDA, MDE, MDEQ, MDOC, MDOT, Medicaid, MEMA, Mississippi, Mississippi PEP, Mississippi Supreme Court, MS Attorney General, MS Bureau of Narcotics, MS Secretary of State, MS State Government, News, Opinion, PERS, Politics, Public Service Commission, Spending, Taxes, Treasurer

The Hattiesburg American published a report by Clarion Ledger Political Reporter Geoff Pender on Monday, January 16 that: “a report requested by lawmakers and making the rounds at the Capitol shows that 74 state agencies, for the first five months of this fiscal year, gave $12.4 million in raises to 3,396 employees. It shows that […]

MS Public Defender Bypasses Asset Forfeiture Task Force And Submits His Own More Rigorous Reform Recommendations [#PEPPoll]

By MississippI PEP Staff | January 2nd, 2017 at 7:26 pm

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Filed Under: #PEPPoll, Culture, Ethics, Law Enforcement, Legislature, Mark Baker, Mississippi, Mississippi Municipalities, MS Bureau of Narcotics, MS State Government, News, Property rights, Public Safety

The state public defender is advocating that forfeited funds should go to the state, not individual law enforcement agencies. Andre de Gruy, who is a member of the Asset Forfeiture Task Force created by the Legislature, has submitted his own recommendations for reforming state laws governing asset forfeiture. De Gruy is proposing a “Criminal Justice […]

Edited MBN Drug Raid Video Muddles Evidence in Case Against Hinds DA

By MississippI PEP Staff | September 19th, 2016 at 11:30 am

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Filed Under: County Government, Democrats, Drugs, Hinds County, Jim Hood, Law Enforcement, MS Attorney General, MS Bureau of Narcotics, MS State Government, News

A video, as well as courtroom testimony, fails to bolster the Hinds County district attorney’s claims that Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics agents planted drugs during a raid. District Attorney Robert Shuler Smith and Assistant District Attorney Jamie McBride were indicted last week on charges they had hindered Christopher Butler’s prosecution in four separate cases. Butler […]