Jackson Police Sting Operation Nets 34 Arrests

JACKSON, Tenn. — The Jackson Police Department conducted Operation Checkmate 2, which was the second department-wide mobilization. The operations’ purpose was similar to Checkmate 1, in that the focus was to address crime in problem areas and partner with community members. Checkmate 2 also added different initiatives. Checkmate 2’s strategies included traffic enforcement on the city’s main intersections where crashes have occurred, visibility in schools and neighborhoods, a sex offender compliance check and community oriented policing.

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