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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…

Harrison County Sherriff’s Department Launches New App

The sheriff’s department has a new way for residents to stay informed about what’s going on in Harrison County. The Harrison County Sheriff’s Department has launched a new app that will send out alerts to keep residents up-to-date on traffic,…

Two Injured In Head On Collision Harrison County

An accident on Vidalia Rd. Injured two people and shut down the roadway for some time. The Harrison County Sheriff's Department is investigating the cause of this two vehicle head-on collision that happened around 2:45 pm Saturday. Fire units from…

Harrison County Sheriff’s Department Heads to Louisiana

Local law enforcement will be putting their cooking skills to use to help provide relief for first responders in Louisiana. Harrison County Sheriff Troy Peterson says more than half of the officers they’ll be feeding lost everything in the floods.…

Harrison County Sheriff’s Department Receives New Badges

Law enforcement officials took part in a special and very rare ceremony in Gulfport this afternoon. The Harrison County Sheriff’s Department held a badge ceremony to recognize the transformation from the old badges to the new ones. The department has…

A Heroic Dog Receives Honor

A dog who was shot to save his family received an honor from the Harrison County Sheriff’s Department today. A hero is what the red-nosed Pitbull Leon proved to be. When two armed men wearing ski-masks broke into a Gulfport…