“I am fortunate to have a job that allows me to help those who need it the most.”
—Attorney General Jim Hood

An aggressive prosecutor and dedicated public servant committed to protecting the citizens of our state and to making Mississippi a safer place to live. Attorney General Jim Hood’s efforts to hunt down child pornographers and internet predators; to protect our elderly citizens; and to shield our residents from corporate wrongdoers has brought a sense of security and peace of mind to thousands of Mississippi families.

Since 2003, Attorney General Jim Hood has established new programs and expanded successful initiatives to better protect families, consumers and businesses.

Working tirelessly to prevent children from being abused and exploited, and to rescue those who have already fallen prey to the criminals who do them harm.
Safeguarding Mississippi’s most vulnerable citizens – the elderly.
Advocating for crime victims across our state.

Latest News

State Has a “Contract” with Retirees and Current Employees Opinion Says

The Mississippi Business Journal article reports that Attorney General Jim Hood has sent a letter to Pat Robertson, executive director the the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS), giving his opinion on possible changes and/or recommendations from the PERS Study Commission.  …

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3 More Go to Jail in State Health Insurance Fraud Case

Today, Attorney General Jim Hood announced that three more people have entered guilty pleas for their part in a state health insurance fraud case.  In total, 14 people were charged in the case where Blue Cross & Blue Shield of …

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Hood Releases Guide to Help Domestic Violence Victims

Attorney General Jim Hood unveiled a guide that gives victims of domestic abuse a new support for how to navigate through the process to be able to obtain domestic abuse protection orders.  The new guides take victims through the entire …

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