police

Click It or Ticket campaign under way this week

Coast law enforcement agencies are joining the Department of Transportation's national Click It or Ticket campaign this week to remind drivers to buckle up. The seat belt campaign started Monday and runs through June 5, a period that encompasses the…

Harrison County, Biloxi chase suspect on I-10 out of Mobile

Motorists on Interstate 10 in Harrison County saw several law enforcement agencies chasing a vehicle eastbound this morning. Biloxi Police say a vehicle tied to a suspect out of Mobile with outstanding warrants fled from Harrison County deputies, which led…

Recruiting efforts increase among Coast police

In recent years, police departments have upped their recruiting efforts as new officers become more scarce and departments in South Mississippi are no exception. Many departments sent representatives to Jackson,…

Moss Point Police investigating morning shooting

Moss Point Police are investigating a double homicide this morning on Elder Street. Jackson County Coroner Bruce Lynd Jr. said there were two dead from an apparent shooting. The shooting happened about 8:45 a.m. Police Chief Brandon Ashley said when…

Gautier police chief to retire end of May

Gautier Police Chief Daniel Selover, who has served in the position since March 2020, will retire May 31. Selover notified city leadership this week. “I have been with the Gautier Police Department since 1992, and it is an honor to…

Gautier Police ask public's help to find teen

The Gautier Police Department is requesting the public's help in locating runaway juvenile. Nivea Bracey, 15, was last seen leaving her home on December 19 about 10:45 p.m. She is 5-foot-7 and 130 pounds with black hair. If you know…

Picayune mayor: Mold, asbestos plague police building

PICAYUNE, Miss. (AP) — Leaders of a south Mississippi city say the police department’s building is in terrible shape, and they’re seeking a tax increase to upgrade the facilities. Picayune is considering a millage increase that would finance the improvements.…