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Gulfport police released body cam footage

Just days after a Facebook video went viral in Gulfport, the body cam footage of the incident that led to the original video has been released. This story has circulated around the community since it was first broken on Monday, but today the Gulfport Police Department tell us their side of the story. What started […]
1 month ago
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Viewer discretion advised: Gulfport PD release body cam footage from altercation

Gulfport police have released body cam footage from the altercation with a Gulfport man who claims his family was held at gunpoint and accused of trying to rob their own home. Viewer discretion is advised.
1 month ago
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Man claims children were held at gunpoint

The Gulfport Police Department is now under fire after a recent altercation with a man and his family. According to the driver, Kelvin Fairley, he was traveling with his wife and children when a Gulfport police officer stopped them just a few minutes away from their home. Fairley claims after asking why he was pulled […]
3 months ago
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Civilian firearm safety class

Some South Mississippi residents had the chance to learn about gun safety from the Gulfport Police Department this afternoon. Once a month, the Gulfport Police Department puts together a two-day civilian fire arm safety class for those interested in learning the basics. During the class, they learn about four core safety rules, the gun laws […]
3 months ago
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Civilian firearm safety class in Gulfport

A two day gun safety course begins tonight with the Gulfport Police Department. News 25’s Taylor Rubach joins us at the gun range to tell us more on what civilians will be learning about the basics of firearm safety.
4 months ago
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Donut with a Cop

Gulfport police officers brewed coffee and conversation this morning with residents in the city. Gulfport Public Library hosted the department’s first Donut with a Cop event. Residents had the opportunity to speak with police officers as well as Chief Leonard Papania on their concerns in Gulfport. Nine-year-old Tommy Ennis tells News 25 he has waited […]
4 months ago
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Exotic car show coming to the Coast

Today a big announcement came from the Gulfport Police Department and the City of Gulfport. Coming in November, there will be a new car show in town. The event, which will be similar to Cruisin’ the Coast, will feature exotic cars rather than classic ones. The two day event called Gulfport Octane will start with […]
5 months ago
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Civilian firearm safety course

Are you a beginner gun owner or want to freshen up on handgun safety? The Gulfport Police Department is offering a civilian firearm safety course for basic handgun safety. Those who wish to attend must provide their own handgun and at least 50 rounds of ammunition. Not only will participants learn the basics of handling […]
5 months ago
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Gulfport Council concerned about number of officers set to retire

The hefty number of Gulfport police officers set to retire has some city officials worried. In the next few years, 43 Gulfport police officers become eligible to retire and according to officials that means over 1,000 years of experience. City officials expressed their concerns over the future of the police department to Police Chief Leonard […]
6 months ago
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Impaired driving enforcement in Gulfport

Police officers in Mississippi are getting advanced lessons on DUI enforcement. About a dozen officers from across the state are taking classes at the Gulfport Police Department. These classes focus on drug impaired driving, where officers go a step further than the standard field sobriety tests. Some of the tests include standing on one leg, […]