Meridian Police Department (Mississippi)


In December 2011, the Division opened an investigation into the Meridian Police Department as part of a broader investigation into the administration of juvenile justice in Meridian, Mississippi. In August 2012, the Division identified a pattern or practice of arresting children in schools without probable cause. In September 2015, the parties entered into a court-enforced consent decree, which remains in effect.


Fast Facts

Case Status: Closed
City and State: Meridian, Mississippi
Year Initiated: 2011
Year Closed: Ongoing

Case Documents

Document Title PDF Link HTML Link Document Type Document Size
Meridian Police Department Findings Letter 2012 PDF Findings Letter 234.02 KB