Lee County Sheriff's Department takes inmates' photos off website and social media

The Lee County Sheriff's Department has decided to take down and no longer post photos of inmates to its website and social media.

Posted: May. 13, 2019 10:36 PM
Updated: May. 14, 2019 9:25 AM

TUPELO, Miss. (WTVA) - The Lee County Sheriff's Department has decided to take down and no longer post photos of inmates to its website and social media.

The department posted a statement to its Facebook page on Monday afternoon.

“Due to rogue websites/social media pages who are threatening and harassing citizens from photos pulled from our website, we will no longer provide public access to booking photos.”

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