Labor Day weekend results in 9K citations, seven fatalities

The Mississippi Highway Patrol’s Labor Day Enforcement Period concluded this morning at 12:01, and the numbers from the weekend aren’t great. Over the course of the holiday weekend, the MHP issued 9,426 citations, including 184 DUIs, 519 seatbelt citations, and 110 child restraint citations. 90% of the citations were speeding tickets, MHP Captain Johnny Poulos … Continue reading “Labor Day weekend results in 9K citations, seven fatalities”

MHP Capt. Poulos talks July 4th enforcement period

The Mississippi Highway Patrol (MHP) wrapped up its 2020 Fourth of July enforcement period early this morning. Overall, MHP issued over 4,300 citations with 116 DUI arrests. MHP Captain Johnny Poulos joined today’s episode of The JT Show to talk about the weekend’s numbers, plus how he expects the volume of traffic to increase with the summertime … Continue reading “MHP Capt. Poulos talks July 4th enforcement period”

MHP Capt. Poulos talks Fourth of July weekend

Mississippi Highway Patrol (MHP) Captain Johnny Poulos joined the most recent episode of The Gallo Show to talk about the July 4th enforcement period, how you can stay safe this weekend, and how things are going with new Department of Public Safety Commissioner Sean Tindell.

MHP Captain Poulos provides an update from the weekend

The Mississippi Highway Patrol (MHP) has concluded its 2020 Memorial Day Travel Enforcement Period. “We did see an increase in traffic over the Memorial Day weekend,” MHP Captain Johnny Poulos said. “As far as the numbers, we could have done better, and we absolutely could have done worse.” From 12:01 a.m. on Friday to 12:00 … Continue reading “MHP Captain Poulos provides an update from the weekend”

Staying Safe on the Roads this Thanksgiving

Capt. Johnny Polous(Mississippi Highway Patrol) stops by the studio to talk about staying safe while traveling this Thanksgiving on the roads and highways of Mississippi. If you missed his conversation with JT, you can find it here –

A Safety Education Available at the Fair

Ken Magee (Mississippi Community Education Center –  Community Liaison) and Capt. Johnny Poulos (Director of Public Affairs – Mississippi Highway Patrol) join the conversation to discuss what they are doing to educate Mississippians about the dangers of rollover crashes and the importance of using your seat belt, and if you missed their conversation, you can find it here … Continue reading “A Safety Education Available at the Fair”

Operation Stop on @TheJTShow

Capt. Johnny Polous(Mississippi Highway Patrol) stopped by the studio to discuss the MS Hwy Patrol teaming up with the Mississippi Department of Education for Operation Stop(Safe Transportation of Passengers) to promote safe driving around school buses and in school zones. If you missed his conversation with JT, you can find it here –

Capt. Johnny Polous on @TheJTShow

Capt. Johnny Polous(Mississippi Highway Patrol) joined the conversation to drum up support for an online campaign to bring attention to our MS Highway Patrol cruisers! If you missed his discussion with Dave Hughes(@DaveHughes on Twitter), you can find it here – Be sure to “Like” the photo of the Mississippi Highway Patrol crusier! Mississippi Highway … Continue reading “Capt. Johnny Polous on @TheJTShow”

Capt. Johnny Polous on @TheJTShow with @DaveHughes

Capt. Johnny Polous(Mississippi Highway Patrol) joined the conversation to discuss the Independence Day enforcement period and the talk about the upcoming Trooper School that will launch in December. If you missed his conversation with Dave Hughes, you can find it here –

Capt. Johnny Polous on @TheJTShow

Capt. Johnny Polous of the Mississippi Highway Patrol stopped by the studio to catch up with JT about what to look out for on the Magnolia State’s highways and byways and to talk about a new study that shows Mississippians more likely to be distracted while driving. If you missed the conversation, you can find … Continue reading “Capt. Johnny Polous on @TheJTShow”

Active Shooter Training for LEOs

Lt. Col. Thomas Tuggle and Capt. Johnny Polous from the Mississippi Highway Patrol stopped by the studio to talk with JT about the Las Vegas shooting and to let the public know a little bit about the training Law Enforcement Officers go through to prepare for an active shooter situation. You can find the full … Continue reading “Active Shooter Training for LEOs”