harrison county sheriff’s department

Remembering Fallen Deputy Earl Wesley Phillips

This morning, law enforcement officers, friends, and family attended the Harrison County Sheriff’s Department’s Fallen Officer Ceremony. Bagpipes whistled, prayers were told, and the over 20 years of service Deputy Earl Wesley Phillips devoted to the Harrison…

Camper trailer fire on Kiln-Delisle Road

The Harrison County Fire Rescue along with the Harrison County Sheriff’s Department responded to a camper trailer fire just before midnight on Kiln-Delisle Road. When units arrived on scene the trailer was fully engulfed and a person was missing. After…

Red Ribbon Week

A two-fold message today at Popp’s Ferry Elementary School as National Red Ribbon Week begins to wrap. News 25’s Toni Miles takes to the school where the Harrison County Sheriff’s Department tied in another important message as Halloween is upon…

Staying one step ahead of scammers

Today in downtown Biloxi, seniors from across the Coast got a lesson in scam prevention. The Harrison County Sheriff’s Department covered everything from phone scams to credit card theft in an effort to keep residents ahead of the curb as…

Harrison County deputy put on administrative leave

The Harrison County Sheriff’s Deputy caught on camera pushing an inmate inside a transport van has been put on administrative leave. Sheriff Troy Peterson tells News 25 the deputy will remain on leave while the department investigates the circumstances and…

Pets on Patrol

A group of students at Three Rivers Elementary School have spent the last three weeks collecting hundreds of stuffed animals. Today, they donated the furry friends to the Harrison County Sheriff’s Department. While Pets on Patrol is a simple idea,…

End of Watch Ceremony

Forty-five years ago today, Harrison County Deputy Earl Wesley Phillips was shot and killed in the line of duty. Gone, but certainly not forgotten. News 25’s Toni Miles takes us to Floral Hills Cemetery in Gulfport where law enforcement, family,…

Officers give back

Today, a pair of siblings woke up to find their bikes had been stolen, but their holiday season will remain cheerful thanks to the Harrison County Sheriff’s Department. “We felt really scared because usually it happens to other people and…

Donuts with a Deputy

If you want to catch up with local Harrison County deputies, tomorrow you’ll have the chance. From 7 to 9 a.m. at Michael Memorial Baptist Church in Gulfport, the Harrison County Sheriff’s Department is hosting Donuts with a Deputy. Sheriff…

Hero’s praise in Harrison County

After nearly sacrificing his life to stop an armed robbery, Gulfport resident Damon Scott was officially honored as a hero. The Harrison County Sheriff’s Department held a ceremony to honor Scott this morning. Heroes don’t always wear capes. Gulfport resident…

Wanted for questioning in murder case

The Harrison County Sheriff’s Department is asking for the public’s help locating two people wanted for questioning in a murder investigation. Tracey Dubose and Eric Lashay Boykin Sr. are also wanted for felony drug charges. If you have any information…