The Jackson Police Department is conducting investigations into six cases involving perpetrators
committing the crimes of carjacking, armed robbery of an individual and auto theft. The
suspects, on foot or traveling by vehicle, appear to be targeting females who are alone. The
suspects have been identified as 2-3 B/M’s, 16-20 YOA and dressed in dark colored clothing to
include hooded shirts. At least one of the suspects has been armed during the incidents.
Below are tips the public should follow:
*Be aware of your surrounding as your walk to or away from your vehicle.
*Be aware of your surrounding when you are a pedestrian.
*If you feel that you are being followed; call 911 immediately and report your
location and description. Stay on the phone with the dispatcher in a well-illuminated area
until an officer arrives.
*Avoid dark and isolated areas while alone. If possible, travel with others during
*Report any suspicious activity.
*Avoid distractions, (e.g. cell phones and loud music) while traveling or walking to or
away from your vehicle.
*Avoid the display of items that could be attractive to suspects.
If anyone has any information on the identity and/or location of the suspects involved in
these incidents please call the Jackson Police Department at 601-960-1234 of 601-355-TIPS.
Kingfish note: WHAT SHOULD YOU DO IF YOU ARE A WOMAN? Enroll:
More info at the Action Firearms Facebook page. The class is taught by Brad Harbour. The phone number is (601) 937-2272. The first night is on a Tuesday and is all classroom. The second night is at the range. Action Firearms provides the pistols for women to fire. Several calibers are used so the lady can determine what pistol is comfortable for her.