Crime in Mississippi

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


In 2016 there were 91,115 crimes reported in Mississippi, including 238 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of Willie Jerome Manning (for two unrelated double murders) attracted national attention in May 2013 when the FBI rescinded an evidence report days before Manning's scheduled execution.