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Crime Stoppers banquet draws local law enforcement officers

Crime Stoppers speaker Delbert Hosemann Mississippi Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann was guest speaker at Crime Stoppers banquet.

New Albany, MS – Law enforcement officers from Union County and New Albany attended the Crime Stoppers of Northeast Mississippi banquet, Wednesday, January  25.

Officials at Crime Stoppers banquet

Lee County Sheriff Jim Johnson, Jim Owen of Congressman Trent Kelly’s staff and Tupelo Police Chief Bart Aguirre.

Crime Stoppers Northeast MS is an organization that raises money and makes it available to law enforcement agencies.It is associated with Mississippi Crime Stoppers, Crime Stoppers USA, and Crime Stoppers International. The organization pays anonymous callers for information leading to the arrest of anyone who committed a felony crime.

Officers working to solve felony crimes offer Crime Stopper money as a reward to encourage leads. Persons who come forward with knowledge of criminal acts can earn rewards when crimes are solved.

Crime Stoppers Northeast MS serves law enforcement in nine counties

Several hundred law enforcement officers and friends of law enforcement attended the event at The Summit Center in Tupelo. Crime Stoppers Northeast MS works with law enforcement agencies in several counties:  Alcorn, Chickasaw, Itawamba, Lee, Pontotoc, Prentiss, Tippah, Tishomingo and Union.

Mississippi Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann, the event speaker, is a notable supporter of law enforcement work in Mississippi.

Union County Sheriff Dept at Crime Stoppers

Union County Chief Deputy Johnny Bell and Sheriff Jimmy Edwards.

Those attending from Union County included Sheriff Jimmy Edwards, Chief Deputy Johnny Bell, and Deputy Sheriff Chris Chapple.

New Albany Chief of  Police Chris Robertson attended the event, as did Jim Owen, representing the office of First District U. S. Congressman Trent Kelly.

NAPD Robertson at Crime Stoppers

New Albany Police Chief, Chris Robertson.

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