Deputy Police Chief Derek Hoppner, front center, called for Ocean Springs aldermen to cancel the city’s popular Mardi Gras night parade in order to ‘protect his officers’ from assault by paradegoers.
Deputy Police Chief Derek Hoppner, front center, called for Ocean Springs aldermen to cancel the city’s popular Mardi Gras night parade in order to ‘protect his officers’ from assault by paradegoers. Karen Nelson klnelson@sunherald.com
Deputy Police Chief Derek Hoppner, front center, called for Ocean Springs aldermen to cancel the city’s popular Mardi Gras night parade in order to ‘protect his officers’ from assault by paradegoers. Karen Nelson klnelson@sunherald.com

Aldermen ‘blindsided’ by request to cancel popular Ocean Springs parade

December 06, 2016 08:08 PM

UPDATED December 07, 2016 05:29 PM

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