We’re Brian Howey and Nate Rosenfield, reporters for Mississippi Today. Ask us anything about the ‘Goon Squad’— a loose band of Rankin County Sheriff’s Deputies who allegedly tortured residents for years.
Hi, y'all! We’re Brian Howey and Nate Rosenfield, reporting fellows at the Mississippi Center for Investigative Reporting at Mississippi Today. We, in partnership with The New York Times, have been investigating the Goon Squad and allegations that Rankin County Sheriff’s deputies tortured people during arrests dating back to at least 2004. Ask us anything.
We’ve written about 22 torture allegations against a loose band of sheriff’s deputies and what Sheriff Bryan Bailey might have known about them.
Here are a few links to our coverage if you'd like to get caught up:
Edit: Added that The New York Times is our reporting partner