Detention officer injured during disturbance at Mississippi jail

Published 5:51 am Sunday, September 3, 2023

A detention officer was injured after a disturbance at a Mississippi county jail.

Officials from the Hinds County Sheriff’s Office confirmed that the incident happened at the Hinds County Jail in Raymond shortly after 6:30 p.m.

Sheriff Tyree Jones said the officer sustained minor injuries and that there were no breaches or public safety issues in the incident.

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The incident reportedly occurred during a disturbance among several detainees in the prison.

Multiple law enforcement agencies responded and took control of the situation, officials said.