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Department News

Many thanks to the Tomes Family and Friends for the beautiful music and scripture that they provided the inmates for Christmas

Posted on: December 20th, 2011

Guntown 6th Graders Graduate from the D.A.R.E. Program

Posted on: November 21st, 2011

Deputies fingerprinted at Belden Baptist Church for their recent Fall Festival. Around 100 children were fingerprinted and given coloring pages and badges.

Posted on: October 31st, 2011


Sheriff Johnson is pictured with the Lil’ Deputies soccer team.

Posted on: October 23rd, 2011


Patriotic Employer Award

Posted on: October 21st, 2011

The Patriotic Employer Award was presented today from the Employer Support Group of Guard and Reserve Force for contributing to the National Security and protecting livert and freedom by supporting employee participation in American National Guard and Reserve Force. Pictured L to R: Chief Deputy John Hall, Deputy Kerry Reddick, Sheriff Jim H Johnson, and […]

The Crazy Readers Book Club

Posted on: October 10th, 2011

The Crazy Readers Book Club at Lawhon Elementary School in Tupelo was discussing a book on the electoral process. They invited Sheriff Johnson to speak on how elections work.

Sheriff Johnson reads to classes at Shannon Primary School

Posted on: October 6th, 2011


Fingerprinting at the annual 2011 Northeast Mississippi Down Syndrome event

Posted on: October 1st, 2011


Fingerprinting at the annual Health Fair as Saltillo First United Methodist Church:

Posted on: October 1st, 2011


Saltillo Primary School Kindergarten came by today to visit and talk about community helpers.

Posted on: September 13th, 2011

Pictured with the students on the left with Sheriff Johnson are the Kindergarten teachers and Deputy AJ Dillard.    

Deputies interacted with students at the Touch A Truck event hosted by the Tupelo Park and Recreation.

Posted on: September 10th, 2011

The annual event was held at Ballard Park. Students got a first hand look at vehicles and machinery used in various occupations.

Sheriff Johnson visited with Parkway Elementary

Posted on: August 18th, 2011

Sheriff Johnson visited with Parkway Elementary and spoke to the 2nd grade regarding Community Helpers.

Guntown Figerprinting First Baptist VBS

Posted on: August 13th, 2011

The Lee County Sheriff’s Department provided fingerprinting for Guntown First Baptist Church’s Back To School Event Saturday.

Blanket Drive First Baptist VBS

Posted on: July 25th, 2011

The mission project for First Baptist Church, Baldwyn Vacation Bible School was to provide 120 blankets for area children served by the Lee County Sheriffs Department.

HBC Lunch – 72 Hours of Service Ministry

Posted on: June 9th, 2011

Harrisburg Baptist Church provided lunch for the employees as one of the many 72 Hours of Service Ministry events.

Old Union Memorial Day Parade

Posted on: May 30th, 2011

DEA “Take Back” Initiative

Posted on: April 30th, 2011

Deputies collected 25 lbs of OTC/RX today that were unused and/or expired.


Posted on: April 16th, 2011

Pictured above is Carolyn Jones, Wal-Mart, issuing a donation to Chief Deputy John Hall for the Sheriff’s Dept.

Sheriff Gets “Dunked” To Help Raise Funds For TCPS

Posted on: April 9th, 2011

  Today Sheriff Johnson sat in the dunking booth for Tupelo Christian Preparatory School to help raise funds. This event was held in conjunction with the Up, Up, and Away Hot Air Balloon Festival/Azaela Festival at Veteran”s Park. As seen below, Sheriff Johnson encountered many with good aim that sent him splashing into the water. […]

Kid Celebration at Belk

Posted on: April 9th, 2011

Today deputies fingerprinted youngsters as part of Belk”s Kid”s Day. Free ink ID cards were made, along with the store”s other events such as facepainting, fashion show, balloons, snacks and other fun things for kids! There were even visits with the Easter Bunny and a teddy bear!