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Mississippi law enforcement leaders laud new direction for school discipline in Jackson and Biloxi schools

May 6, 2015

The new approach will still ensure that students who endanger others through violence, weapons offenses and selling drugs can be...read more

Hinds County Mississsippi Law Enforcement Leaders Urge Preschool Expansion as Crime Prevention Tool

October 16, 2013

The sheriffs, police chiefs and prosecutors base their support on significant research documenting the impact of quality early childhood programs...read more

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Hinds County Sheriff Tyrone Lewis and Hinds County Attorney Sherri Flowers represent Mississippi law enforcement to support smart school discipline strategies that promote student success.

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Dr. Willie Killens Jr., Wingfield HS Principal, and George Patterson, Mississippi Project Director, outline positive behavior management approaches Wingfield HS implements to reduce suspensions and expulsions.
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Police Leaders Meet with Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant Seeking Support for Early Childhood Education
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Mississippi law enforcement leaders release report to oppose five-year budget cuts to law enforcement and programs that keep kids from becoming criminals

Fight Crime: Invest in Kids is an anti-crime organization of over 5,000 police chiefs, sheriffs, prosecutors, and violence survivors. We take a hard look at the research about what prevents kids from becoming criminals and put that information in the hands of policymakers and the general public.

EARLY CARE
AND EDUCATION

Early education programs can offer high-quality learning environments that prepare kids for school and help them avoid a life of crime.

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CHILD ABUSE
AND NEGLECT

Evidence-based home visiting programs can prevent child abuse and neglect and reduce later crime and violence.

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SCHOOL
PROGRAMS

Enriching education for all kids leads to more successful individuals and communities.

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TROUBLED
KIDS

Prevention and intervention programs that use research-based techniques are essential to making our schools and our neighborhoods safer.

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Fight Crime: Invest in Kids – Mississippi
PO Box 643
Tougaloo, MS 39174
Phone: (601) 207-8830
Fax: (601) 398-9113