Councilman responds to Governor’s tweet

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Governor Phil Bryant posted comments about crime in Jackson on social media Monday.

The Governor called for action and said he wants quick action or he will step up to end it himself.

Jackson Councilman De’Keither Stamps responded with a Tweet of his own. Stamps says while he welcomes collaboration, he says leaders shouldn’t communication through the press.

City leaders reached out to the Governor this afternoon and asked him to support resources to combat crime. The Governor pledged support for $4Million for technology and support to construct a real time crime center.

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