Hinds County District Attorney Jody Owens announces bid for reelection

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rssfeeds.clarionledger.com – Mississippi – 2023-01-06 11:14:24

Hinds County District Attorney Jody Owens, center, stands with Lt. Gov. Delbert Hosemann, right, and a delegation of Hinds County legislators, supervisors, lawmen, and U.S. Rep. Michael Guest, R-Miss., and speaks to reporters about the Hinds County Public Safety Initiative, a project they believe will address crime in Hinds County through temporary judges, assistant district attorneys, and public defenders, Wednesday, May 4, 2022, in Jackson.

Jody E. Owens II, ’s district attorney, announced his bid for reelection on Friday. He was accompanied by his wife Dr. Michelle Owens and their children, when filing the qualifications paperwork, according to a Hinds County press release.

Owens, a Mississippi native served as a legal intern for the United States Senate Appropriations Committee for the late Senator Thad Cochran and as the Chief Policy Counsel and Managing Attorney of the Southern Poverty Law Center’s Mississippi Office, where he led efforts to reform the ’s criminal justice, education, and mental health…

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