Events & Training


2015 Spring Prosecutors Conference

April 22-24, 2015
IP Biloxi
Biloxi, MS

The Prosecutor Training Division of the Attorney General’s Office identifies, develops and implements training and resource programs for prosecutors within the State of Mississippi and their supporting personnel. In addition, this Division monitors criminal law as it develops in our State Legislature and alerts District Attorneys, City and County Attorneys, Youth Court Prosecutors and Special Assistant Attorneys General. Two major conferences and several customized training classes each year provide prosecutors with resources and information that are needed to help prosecutors protect the rights of our citizens who are victimized.

The 2015 Spring Prosecutors Conference offers Prosecutors twelve hours of continuing legal education, including one hour of ethics.

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Attorney General Jim Hood and the Mississippi Chiefs of Police join together to host the 5th annual “Mississippi Fallen Law Enforcement Officer’s Candlelight Vigil”.  The event will be held Tuesday, May 12 at 6:30 p.m.  at the Statewide Fallen Officers Memorial between the Sillers and Gartin Justice buildings off High Street in downtown Jackson.

Members of the public, along with family and friends of any Mississippi law enforcement officer killed in the line of duty, are invited to join officers from the Mississippi Chiefs of Police Association, the Mississippi Sheriffs Association, the Mississippi  Highway Patrol, the Mississippi Wildlife and Fisheries Department, the Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics, and the Mississippi Attorney General’s Office at the event.

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(Miss. Code Ann. §93-21-25, §93-21-21)
Necessary for New Court Clerks – New Deputy Court Clerks – New Dispatchers/TAC officers


1. Domestic Abuse Protection Order Registry
a. Protection Order Process Refresher
b. Purpose of Registry
c. Means of Accessing the Registry
d. Court Clerk’s role in searching records and entering orders into the Registry

2. Uniform Offense Report
a. Purpose of Offense Report
b. Means of Accessing the Offense Report and Database
c. Court Clerk’s role in searching records and entering information into an offense report


MS Gulf Coast Training Site (To Be Announced)

Please contact Lark Johnson at 601-359-4892 or Catiffany Nicholson at 601-359-2205 if you have any questions or concerns.

All Court Clerks in the State of Mississippi – This important training is a 4-hour session and will provide clerks or deputy clerks in a Municipal, Justice, County, Circuit or Chancery Courts with instruction on entering protection orders into the Protection Order Registry and entering dispositions in misdemeanor and felony domestic violence matters into the Uniform Offense Report via the ReportBeam System. Any court clerk or deputy court clerk having duties related to entering protection orders into the MS Protection Order Registry or entering criminal dispositions into the MS Uniform Offense Report who has not previously received training should attend one of these sessions. The training will also provide a review of the paperwork and procedures associated domestic abuse protection orders and laws related to domestic violence crimes.  More information will be provided when new training dates are scheduled.

Law Enforcement JusticeXchange: Criminal Information Sharing

Justice Exchange
Here is a helpful tool for certified law enforcement officers to help find suspects or witnesses. It’s offered free of charge to law enforcement officers only! Click on the Mississippi Association of Chiefs of Police web page or the image to the left and get registered. You may also download and share this JusticeExchange criminal information sharing program by clicking Law Enforcement Quick Start Guide for JusticeXchange.