Breaking News Alerts

Barbour says Department of Public Safety investigated

Gov. Haley Barbour said today that there is an internal investigation ongoing at the Department of Public Safety regarding promotion exams.

Little information was released, but in the statement, Barbour said the results of all exams have been voided.

“... I want to make you aware that an internal investigation is going on at the Department of Public Safety into inappropriate conduct related to examinations for promotions," he said. "The investigation began late last week; the results of all the exams have been thrown out; and anyone involved in any impropriety related to this testing will be severely punished." will update this story as details become available.