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Winter Conference Schedule

    Tuesday  12/11 9:00 –12:00     Registration   Conference Center   Foyer 1:00– 1:30 Opening Ceremonies-Posting of the Colors Pledge of Allegiance Prayer Welcome –Chief Walter Armstrong-Natchez   Conference  Center   1:30—5:00           6:00-11:00 Leadership: The GOOD, THE BAD & The UGLY Chief Luke Thompson-Byram Police Department         Buffet Cookout and  Hospitality Conference Center           Grand Hotel 1:00– 5:00 Exhibit  Hall Setup Read More…

James Davis confirmed as Jackson’s Police Chief

(Source: Clarion Ledger) James Davis The Jackson City Council on Thursday confirmed Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba’s appointment of James Davis as the city’s top cop. “We searched far and wide, and I discovered the right person was right under our nose,” Lumumba said.  The mayor said his administration has been looking for a chief who has a passion for the community he serves. That was confirmed, the mayor said, days after he had made the appointment. “Days Read More…

Analysis: Public Retirement Plan Pressure Won’t End Soon

(Source: Clarion Ledger) Mississippi’s public pension system got a particularly unwelcoming reception last week when its leaders told legislators to budget for higher pension contributions. But what lawmakers may not have heard at their budget hearing, unless they were listening carefully, is things are likely to get worse. That’s because many participants in the financial market believe investment returns will be lower in the future than they have been in the past. If the board Read More…

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