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‘Lock it or Lose It’ Campaign

More than $130,000 in grant funding has been awarded to law enforcement agencies in the Southern District to reduce violence in our local communities. The Long Beach Police Department was awarded more than $7,000 to implement a campaign called ‘Lock…

Long Beach Night out against Crime

Looking for something to do in the City of Long Beach this weekend? How about spending your evening getting to know some police officers! The Long Beach Police Department will host their ‘Night out against Crime’ this Saturday from 5…

Child Abuse Prevention month kicks off in Long Beach

The Long Beach Police Department patrol cars will now have more than just blue lights. For the month of April, Long Beach patrol cars will be decked out in blue ribbons. April marks ‘Child Abuse Prevention Month’ and to kick…

Long Beach Police Department hiring

The City of Long Beach is now accepting applications for the position of police recruit. Long Beach Chief of Police Billy Seal announced applications will be accepted until July 16th at 5 p.m. The starting salary ranges from $27,000 to…

Long Beach police officers to carry Narcan

The U.S. is experiencing a serious opioid crisis and it’s happening on the Coast as well. The City of Long Beach is finding new ways to fight this epidemic. The Long Beach Police Department held a press conference informing the…

Long Beach police to deploy Narcan

In an effort to save lives, Long Beach police and Gulf Coast HIDTA have partnered to purchase Naloxone which officers and staff are being trained to administer. Also known as Narcan, this emergency substance counteracts the life-threatening effects of an…

Saving city funds by helping furry friends

For seven years now, the Long Beach Police Department has sheltered stray cats and dogs instead of taking them over to the Humane Society, but why do they do this? News 25’s Veronica Bayona has the full story. Seven years…

Long Beach police chief prepares for retirement

One person helping out with the cause in Long Beach is longtime Chief of Police Wayne McDowell who is in his last week with the police force before retirement. His last official day with the police force is Saturday, but…

New Long Beach chief of police

The City of Long Beach Board of Alderman and Mayor George Bass named William Seal as chief of police for the Long Beach Police Department effective October 1st. Chief Billy Seal began his career in 1994 with the Harrison County…

Have You Seen These People?

The Long Beach Police Department is investigating the burglary of an occupied dwelling that occurred around January 18th. They are seeking the identities of the individuals pictured. Anyone with information regarding this incident or the whereabouts and identities of these…

Father Sues Long Beach Police Department

Ryan Hyer, the father of the three-year-old girl who died after being left in her mother’s patrol vehicle, is now filing a law suit against the Long Beach Police Department and the Mississippi Department of Child Protective Services. When his…

Missing Person In Long Beach

The Long Beach Police Department is requesting help in locating a missing person. Michael Anthony Gros (31 yoa, white male) was last seen on August 8, 2016 at approximately 6:30 p.m. on McCaughan Avenue in a 2015 Kia Rio, white…

Connect with Coffee

Share a cup of Joe with the men and women who protect your community. Dozens of Long Beach residents began their morning that way at Coast Roast Coffee with officers from the Long Beach Police Department. While ‘Connect with Coffee’…

Training for Trauma Emergencies

Bleeding out is one of the leading causes of preventable death according to AMR. Today, AMR was at the Long Beach Police Department showing them how to take immediate action in the event they are shot or stabbed on the…