Acting Public Affairs Officer Katie Greenleaf
February 15, 2023
Statement from FBI Jackson
The FBI Jackson Field Office, the U.S. Department of Justice's Civil Rights Division, and the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Mississippi have opened a federal civil rights investigation into a color of law incident involving the Rankin County Sheriff's Office. The FBI will conduct the investigation in a fair, thorough, and impartial manner. As this is an ongoing investigation, we are not able to comment further at this time.