Harper Announces Termination from MPD

Meridian, Miss. The spokesperson for the Meridian Police Department says he has been relieved of his duties.

Captain Dean Harper of the Meridian Police Department posted a statement on his Facebook page, saying he was fired Monday afternoon and the firing is effective this Friday.

Newscenter 11 has not been able to independently confirm this incident and therefore, other details aren't available at this time.

Harper has recently served as head of the detective division and public information officer for the department.