Mayor Lumumba endorses former police chief for Hinds Co. Sheriff

Mayor Lumumba endorses former police chief for Hinds Co. Sheriff
Source: WLBT

JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) - Jackson Mayor Chokwe Lumumba endorsed Lee Vance in his run for Hinds County Sheriff.

Vance is the former police chief for the Jackson Police Department. He retired during the Lumumba administration in December 2017 after spending more than 30 years with the department.

Cain says Lumumba is not endorsing Vance in any official capacity as Mayor.

The announcement happened Friday, May 24th at 11:30 a.m., on the steps of the Hinds County Courthouse.

Lumumba and Vance will reunite to talk about partnerships, collaborations and crime fighting enhancements.

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