Memphis, TN – On April 27, 2021, the Jackson Police Department
conducted a sex offender compliance operation, Operation Spring Sweep,
which was supported operationally and tactically by the United States
In an effort to assist state and local law
enforcement, the USMS has been tasked by the United States Attorney
General to provide needed assistance to law enforcement agencies that
are mandated to comply with the Adam Walsh Child Protection and Safety
Act. In order to fulfill this obligation, the USMS has developed a
system of partnering with state and local agencies to investigate,
apprehend, and prosecute offenders that are not in compliance with their
legal obligations that have been ordered upon them by the courts.
In addition to providing a number of Deputy U.S. Marshals who helped
supplement the Jackson Police Department, the Marshals Service provided
funds that will be used to defray overtime costs and purchase needed
equipment for the Jackson PD Sex Offender mission.
yesterday’s operation, multiple teams of Jackson Police Officers and
Deputy U.S. Marshals investigated 108 convicted sex offenders to insure
they are following their requirements and found 101 in compliance with
the sex offender registry law. The other seven sex offenders will
require additional investigating and could lead to state or federal
One convicted sex offender, James Randle, was
arrested for an outstanding warrant for Aggravated Domestic Assault
during this operation.
“Sex offender compliance operations, like
Operation Spring Sweep, are one of the many ways we serve the
community,” said U.S. Marshal Tyreece Miller. “The Marshals Service will
continue to energetically assist our partners anytime there is a need.
Safer communities will always be our desired outcome.”
Additional information about the U.S. Marshals Service can be found
First Federal Law Enforcement Agency