"Keep Calm. It's Just the Police Shooting." by Jackblog | Jackson Free Press | Jackson, MS


Keep Calm. It's Just the Police Shooting.

If you're in Jackson tonight and you hear gunfire, don't worry.

It's not the sound of voter-ID proponents celebrating the http://www.jacksonfreepress.com/news/2013/jun/25/miss-voter-id-balance-scotus-guts-voting-rights-ac/">dismantling of the 1965 Voting Rights Act.

It's not the beginnings of the Republic of New Afrika's armed insurrection.

It's just members of the Jackson Police Department shooting guns. http://www.msnewsnow.com/story/22683018/jpd">JPD will be testing new equipment that detects gunfire, WLBT reports.

The technology, called The Shot Spotter, senses whenever a gun is fired and notifies emergency personnel, who will respond to the shot.

Officers will test the system tonight at 7 p.m. with live rounds, but will not fire bullets into the air. Even if the system works, JPD encourages residents to continue reporting gunshots in their neighborhoods.


SusanM 8 years ago

I love this city. Seriously.


tsmith 8 years ago

I wonder how much $$ this cost?

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