Crime in Mississippi

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This article refers to crime in the U.S. state of Mississippi.


In 2014 there were 95,800 crimes reported in Mississippi, including 258 murders.[1]

Capital punishment laws[edit]

Capital punishment is applied in this state.[2]

One of the two death sentences of Willie Jerome Manning (for two unrelated double murders) attracted national attention in May 2013 when the FBI rescinded an evidence report days before Manning's scheduled execution.