MACP issues ‘10-8’ report

Five lawmakers earn “A” grades for bills backing law enforcement

Sunday was National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day and the Mississippi Association of Chiefs of Police (MACP) Sunday issued what it called its “10-8 Report,” highlighting legislators who have voted for bills it considers favorable to law enforcement and to keeping officers 

MACP posted photos of the lawmakers who were given “A” grades on its Facebook page.  

Three state Senators and two House members who represent DeSoto County were given “A” grades for voting for 19 bills supported by MACP in the last session.  

Both Republican state Rep. Jeff Hale and Democratic state Rep. Hester Jackson-McCray each were tabbed with a “B” grade and Republican state Rep. Dan Eubanks received  a “C” grade. 

Two DeSoto County legislators were given “D” grades. They were state Rep. Dana Criswell and state Rep. Steve Hopkins, both Republicans. 

A complete listing of legislators and their grades is found on the Mississippi Association of Chiefs of Police website.  Click on Senators for the Senate grades and on Representatives for the grades from the House.

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