law enforcement

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…

DUI Club awards luncheon

More than 20 police departments across the state of Mississippi were honored at the DUI Award Luncheon in Biloxi. STORM, sobriety trained officers representing Mississippi, wanted to acknowledge officers involved with DUI enforcement by treating them to lunch. The awards…

Are there enough police to help with Black Beach Weekend?

Black Beach Weekend is just around the corner and last year’s high turnout was record breaking. With vacancies at the Biloxi Police Department, is law enforcement equipped to handle the crowds? Spring break is in the air and out of…

Breakfast with a Hero

This morning, Gulfport police and firemen came together at the fire station for Breakfast with a Hero. Community members stopped by the fire station to have a donut and coffee and thank Gulfport first responders. Dennis Schulz even traveled from…

Senator Wicker meets with Biloxi P.D. in Washington

Today in Washington, D.C., U.S. Senator Roger Wicker met with Biloxi Chief of Police John Miller and Assistant Chief of Police Michael Wills to discuss the local impacts of regional information sharing systems. Wicker has been a strong proponent of…

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…

Law Enforcement Appreciation Day

News 25's Katarina Luketich interviews Cole Jones about Law Enforcement Appreciation Day this Saturday August 6th at the Civic Center. 3 pm: Law Enforcement Families, 6 pm Open to the Public     [mappress mapid="3222"]

National Night Out in Bay St. Louis

An initiative to increase awareness about police programs in communities took place nationwide tonight. News 25’s Kendra Turley takes us inside tonight’s National Night Out campaign in Bay St. Louis. Hancock County emergency personnel took the night off from the…

National Night Out against Crime Expo

Tonight in Hancock County, families are welcome to join local agencies for a national Night Out against Crime expo. The purpose of the event is to familiarize the community with the work done by law enforcement officials and first responders.…

National Night Out Expo

News 25's Hank Davis interviews Ernest Taylor Sr. about the National Night Out Expo to help bring the community and law enforcement together at the Bay St. Louis community center on August 1st at 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm.

Officers speak on Back the Badge

The Back the Badge law, now in effect in our state, is put in place to deter against violence against our law enforcement officers, firefighters, and emergency workers. This law expands Mississippi’s existing hate crimes law, which enhances penalties for…

Back the badge act now in effect

Here in Mississippi, the Back the Badge Act is now in effect. This doubles the penalties for those who intentionally harm law enforcement officers, firefighters, or emergency workers. The law expands Mississippi’s existing hate crimes law which enhances penalties for…

Honoring Harrison County Law Enforcement

This morning, deputies with the Harrison County Sheriff’s Office received a unique award for their time dedicated to service. Officers were given pins they can show off on their uniforms which indicate how long they’ve been with the department. Around…

Leadership in law enforcement

This week, while most of us were focused on the weather, the Mississippi Association of Chiefs of Police was focused on improving their abilities to lead police departments across the entire state. Since Tuesday, hundreds of chiefs have been in…

Motor skills competition

Over 70 motor officers across Mississippi are putting their skills to the test during the Mississippi Law Enforcement Officers Association conference. Officers have been training all week in South Mississippi for this exhibition day. The skills are being tested in…

MLEOA Annual Training Conference

Law enforcement officers from all over our state, Louisiana, and Alabama are in D’Iberville this week putting their skills to the test while enjoying a little friendly competition. It is part of the Mississippi Law Enforcement Officers Association’s annual training…

Law enforcement academy takes on gun range

A group of police officers from England are on the Coast helping run the annual Southeastern Law Enforcement Explorer Academy. The cops from across the Atlantic have teamed up with local police officers to teach young cadets from all over…