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On Dec. 26, Jackson Police Department Chief James Davis announced a new task force aimed at curbing gun violence in Jackson called "Operation Targeting Gun Violence." Since its launch Dec. 9, the task force has made 82 arrests, he said. File photo by Ashton Pittman

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