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State officials launch Hinds County Public Safety Initiative

By: Sarah Ulmer - May 4, 2022

On Wednesday officials announced the Hinds County Public Safety Initiative as passed in a number of bills during the 2022 Legislative Session.

State officials will work with local law enforcement and community leaders to implement the new initiative. The Hinds County Public Safety Initiative will address crime in Hinds County through temporary judges, assistant district attorneys, and public defenders to hold those who commit crimes accountable.

Present for the announcement were Jody E. Owens, II, Hinds County District Attorney, Lt. Gov. Delbert Hosemann and Speaker of the House of Representatives Philip Gunn, among others.

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Sarah Ulmer

Sarah is a Mississippi native, born and raised in Madison. She is a graduate of Mississippi State University, where she studied Communications, with an emphasis in Broadcasting and Journalism. Sarah’s experience spans multiple mediums, including extensive videography with both at home and overseas, broadcasting daily news, and hosting a live radio show. In 2017, Sarah became a member of the Capitol Press Corp in Mississippi and has faithfully covered the decisions being made by leaders on some of the most important issues facing our state. Email Sarah: