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Whitley Grace Golf Tournament: Monday, Sept. 10th

This Tournament is for Whitley Grace, Daughter of Kim ( FROM Board Member) and Kevin Mathis( Ridgeland Police Officer) Whitley is 6 years old and was diagnosed with Acute Aplastic Anemia in early January 2018. Her diagnosis requires life sustaining transfusions of...

MS Christian Living magazine focus: First Responders of MS

First Responders of MS was recently featured in the Lagniappe column in the August 2018 issue of Mississippi Christian Living magazine.  The column was written by Marilyn TInnin, and long time friend and current supporter of the organization. CLICK HERE TO READ THE...

Trooper Tommy Edward Kendall

On Monday, 16 May 1966 Trooper Tommy Edward Kendall, badge D-51, was shot and killed at a roadblock on US 49E at Minter City, MS by two ex-convicts from Chicago, IL. Trooper Kendall was manning a one-man roadblock following a robbery in Itta Bena, Mississippi. The...

Trooper David Bruce Ladner

On Sunday, 12 Apr 1987 Trooper David Bruce Ladner, badge K-34, was shot and killed on I-10, in Harrison County, by a suspect who turned out to be wanted in Florida. During the stop Trooper Ladner asked the driver for consent to search the vehicle. The suspect then...

Disaster faced the newly-minted Highway Patrol in 1939

Probably one of the earliest and most challenging public safety problems facing the newly-minted Highway Patrol happened the night of Friday, 31 Mar 1939. A portion of US 80 over Clear Creek (Big Black River) west of Edwards collapsed into the raging flood. A total of...

Beware of first-responder charity scams

Clarion Ledger, March 19, 2018 For full article by Bill Moak, CLICK HERE At a time when many of us are compelled to donate, crooks see times of tragedy as a chance to rip you off. But there are a few things to remember to make sure your donation goes to the right...