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Analysis: Ongoing city-county animosity...

Analysis: Ongoing city-county animosity bubbles over

By: Magnolia Tribune - April 26, 2007

The Clarion-Ledger, 4/26/7

Longstanding distrust between Jackson law enforcement and the Hinds County district attorney’s office came out especially Wednesday in Mayor Frank Melton’s trial, with county prosecutors using defense attorney tactics to grill city police officials.

Hinds County Senior Assistant District Attorney Stanley Alexander twice suggested Jackson police manufactured reports and falsified evidence in an effort to cover up alleged crimes committed by the mayor.

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