Jackson Mississippi Police Department
|Dates of Service||Ended April 2023.|
|Last Known Status||Terminated|
2022 Death of Keith Murriel
In January 2023, Willis was placed on administrative leave with pay.
In April 2023, Murriel's family filed a lawsuit against officers Land, McCarty, Cazinova Reed, and Willis for using excessive force and failing to render aid.
In April 2023, Willis, Land, and Reed were fired for a policy violation.
On May 24, 2023, a grand jury indicted several officers. McCarty and Willis were charged with second-degree murder. Land was charged with manslaughter.
- Leah Williams, Three Jackson police officers fired for policy violation, WJTV, 2023-04-29
- Biancca Ball, Three JPD officers on leave after man dies in custody, WJTV, 2023-01-04
- Keith Murriel's family files wrongful death lawsuit against JPD officers, WAPT, 2023-04-28
- Deena Zaru, 3 former Jackson Police Department officers charged with homicide in death of Keith Murriel, ABC News, 2023-05-25