Hinds Co. undersheriff demoted for ‘personnel matter’

Undersheriff Allen White speaks at JPD and Hinds County Sheriff's Department rally last fall.
Undersheriff Allen White speaks at JPD and Hinds County Sheriff's Department rally last fall.(WLBT)
Published: Jul. 29, 2022 at 5:33 PM CDT
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JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) - The Hinds County undersheriff has been demoted for a personnel matter, Sheriff Tyree Jones confirmed Friday afternoon.

The former undersheriff, Allen White, is still with the department.

The demotion is not tied to the recent decision regarding the jail takeover, Jones said.

White was not available for comment.

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