Rescue plan

$1 million bailout money approved for Hinds County Sheriff’s Office

Hinds County Sheriff’s Office receives upgrades with federal funding. The County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved $1 million from the American Rescue Plan Act for the sheriff’s office. “It’s a big step for us to be able to upgrade our fleet system, as well as our technology with the Hinds County Sheriff’s Office,” Sheriff Tyree Jones said. “We’re talking about computers. We’re talking about body-worn cameras. We’re also talking about technology to help us in crisis response situations.” Jones said the money would also be used to fund an internship program.

Hinds County Sheriff’s Office receives upgrades with federal funding.

The County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved $1 million from the American Rescue Plan Act for the sheriff’s office.

“It’s a big step for us to be able to upgrade our fleet system, as well as our technology with the Hinds County Sheriff’s Office,” Sheriff Tyree Jones said. “We’re talking about computers. We’re talking about body-worn cameras. We’re also talking about technology to help us in crisis response situations.”

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Jones said the money will also be used to fund an internship program.