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DPS Commissioner Tindell talks MS Highway Patrol jurisdiction change

By: Frank Corder - March 24, 2021

Sean Tindell, Commissioner of the Mississippi Department of Public Safety, joined Y’all Politics on Wednesday to discuss the changes made by SB 2788 to the jurisdiction of the Mississippi Highway Patrol.

Governor Tate Reeves signed the bill into law recently.  It allows State Troopers to run radar and do traffic enforcement within municipal limits of cities over 15,000 in population. The bill was authored by State Senator David Blount of Jackson and is expected to assist local law enforcement efforts.

Watch the full interview below.

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Frank Corder

Frank Corder is a native of Pascagoula. For nearly two decades, he has reported and offered analysis on government, public policy, business and matters of faith. Frank’s interviews, articles, and columns have been shared throughout Mississippi as well as in national publications such as the Daily Caller. He is a frequent guest on radio and television, providing insight and commentary on the inner workings of the Magnolia State. Frank has served his community in both elected and appointed public office, hosted his own local radio and television programs, and managed private businesses all while being an engaged husband and father.