law enforcement

Crisis Intervention Team Training graduation ceremony

Officers with several South Mississippi law enforcement agencies are now specially trained to deal with mental health cases, drug use, and other crisis situations they encounter while on the job. Patrol Sgt. Thomas ‘Trey’ Reynolds said, "I'm…

Mississippi Highway Patrol looking for recruits

Do you have hopes of working in law enforcement? Well you can put your name in the running for a limited amount of time to see if you have what it takes to work for the Mississippi Highway Patrol. Mississippi…

Chris Ryle sworn-in as Gulfport police chief

The Mississippi Aquarium hosted a swearing-in ceremony for Gulfport law enforcement today. Among those sworn in was the new Police Chief Chris Ryle who was introduced by his best friend for the past 22 years, who is also the deputy…

Rally to support law enforcement in Ocean Springs

Jackson County residents and law enforcement leaders gathered this evening in Ocean Springs to show support for local police. The Salute to Jackson County Police Departments recognized the various chiefs of police and sheriff’s departments for their work in the…

Local first responders in need of hand sanitizer

If you have been to any grocery stores in the past few days, you’ve probably noticed the shelves are empty on many essential items, including hand sanitizers and disinfectants. For local first responders these items are essential due to their…

A delicious ‘thank you’ to law enforcement

It was a busy morning in the kitchen for Olive Garden employees in D’Iberville as they prepared to send out a delicious ‘thank you’ to local first responders. For the 18th consecutive year, first responders on the Coast received a…

Mississippi Police Chiefs Conference

Chiefs of police from all across Mississippi are in Biloxi this week to network with each other and learn about new advances in law enforcement. Chiefs of police from every corner of Mississippi have gathered at the Golden Nugget in…

Students from U.K. visit Biloxi Police

A group of kids have traveled a long way to learn about law enforcement in the United States. Twelve police cadets from the U.K. are here on the Coast this week to learn about local law enforcement during the Biloxi…

Blue Crew Volleyball Game

The Gulfport Police Department kicks off its summer youth initiative program today with a beach volleyball game. The community was invited out to show off their volleyball skills at Jones Park. This program is a part of the Gulfport Blue…

MS Constables Association Convention

More than 100 constables from across the state are on the Coast this week for their annual Mississippi Constables Association Convention. They started off their 43rd convention this morning at the Courtyard Marriot in Gulfport with introductions and an opening…

First responders receive help to cope with loss

The loss of Officer McKeithen has affected first responders from across the Coast. To help cope with the tragedy, the Biloxi Fire Department has had various meetings to help them grieve. On Monday morning, the firefighters gathered together and met…

Biloxi Police Department is hiring

Do you want to protect and serve? The City of Biloxi is currently searching for individuals to join Biloxi’s finest. The police department is hiring up to six new officers. Sergeant Grandver Everett says they are looking for people with…

Crime Stoppers Appreciation Breakfast

It’s not often you see hundreds of law enforcement officers from across the Coast in one place. That was the case this morning at the Golden Nugget for the annual Mississippi Coast Crime Stoppers Law Enforcement Appreciation Breakfast. Crime Stoppers…

The fight against highway trafficking

It is no secret that criminal activities take place over the roadways every day, even right here on the Gulf Coast, but law enforcement officers are working hard to make the highways safer. Interstate 10 runs through South Mississippi and…

Free meals for Christmas

With the holidays here, you or someone you know may want to get a free meal on Christmas Day. As part of their Feed the Needy initiative, agencies across Harrison County will be delivering meals on Christmas Day to those…