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Lee County Sheriff's Department News


October 13, 2018

Today we were honored to be a part of welcoming all the graduates of NICU of NMMC at NMMC Women’s Hospital. These are children that are here because of the awesome work of NMMC and the God’s awesome power.

Mud Stumper at The Orchard

October 13, 2018

Sheriff Johnson and several deputies competed in Tupelo Mud Stumper at The Orchard Church.

Destruction of Property

October 10, 2018

On Oct 9, 2018, after 8pm and before 1130pm, some person or persons entered the property of a Brewer resident and removed a John Deere Gator. Once in the Gator, they destroyed about $2,000.00 worth of property; a child’s wooden play set, landscaping, and several pole lamps. The damage to the property appears to come […]

911 Coordinator Conference

October 10, 2018

Sheriff Johnson had the pleasure of speaking at the Mississippi 911 Coordinator Conference in Tunica. Pictured with the Sheriff is Webster County 911 Director Jimmy McLemore .

Operation Triple Beam

October 9, 2018

From Sheriff Johnson: I want to thank the agencies below for allowing the Lee County Sheriff’s Department to be a part of a successful operation. Many of these arrests occurred in our county and we will continue to work to make our county safe. Press Release: This afternoon, I am excited to share that between […]

RX OTC Drug Takeback Day

October 8, 2018

Oct 26, 2018, we will be taking your unwanted, unused, and/or expired medications. If you have so.e you would like to have properly disposed of, now is your chance. Friday, Oct 26, 2018 9am to 4pm Lobby of the Lee County Sheriff’s Department at 510 N Commerce St., Tupelo

SAFE’s Community Event

October 4, 2018

This evening Deputies participated in SAFE’s Paint the Town Purple community event at Fairpark October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

Career Expo 2018

October 4, 2018

Deputies are sharing career information with 8th grade students from all over the area at the 2018 Imagine the Possibilities Career Expo at the BancorpSouth Arena.


September 30, 2018

Our hearts and prayers go out to the families, friends, co-workers, and communities of three Mississippi law enforcement officers we lost this weekend; two officers from Brookhaven PD and one trooper from Mississippi Highway Patrol – Troop.


September 30, 2018

To the Palestine Baptist and Cason Baptist Church Youth Groups – Thank you!! They made and delivered Care Packets for deputies today. They are very much appreciated!❤️

Hiring For Maintenance

September 26, 2018

We currently have a open position for a Physical Plant Maintenance employee. This position requires a good working knowledge of the following: Plumbing Electrical Carpentry Experience in the following areas is a plus: HVAC Mechanical Hydraulics Starting pay will be minimum of $13.00 per hour with state retirement, health, vision, dental insurance, and paid leave […]

Grand Larceny Arrests

September 25, 2018

On Sept 18, 2018 the Lee County Sheriff’s Department received a report from the Mooreville, MS area about the theft of tractors, equipment and vehicles from a residence. The complainant/landowner reported that four (4) tractors, two (2) vehicles, and numerous personal items were stolen from inside the home and an unattached barn. The landowner reported […]

Job Opening- Dispatch

September 19, 2018

9/19/18 NOW HIRING – Dispatch position …. Applicant must be willing to work shift work and must be able to multi-task efficiently. Starting pay is $10.50 for new dispatchers and 11.00 if someone already is currently a state certified dispatcher. We do provide State Certification training once 90 day probation period is up. Once certification […]

Fall 2018 Intern

September 17, 2018

We are proud to have Michael Robinson serving as an Intern this Fall with us. He is currently enrolled at University of Mississippi in Criminal Justice.

Cornerstone Church Event

September 15, 2018

9/15/18 Cornerstone Church hosted a “Love Day” showing appreciation to and sharing love with the community. They invited us for a delicious steak lunch with all the trimmings. Thank you for showing your love and support. John 15:13 (KJV) “Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his […]

Joyner Elementary School Visit

September 14, 2018

9/14/18 Today we thoroughly enjoyed visiting and speaking to Joyner kindergarteners in Tupelo.

Mooreville Elementary’s Career Event

September 14, 2018

We had a great time participating in Mooreville Elementary’s Career Event this morning!

In memory of Lafayette Co. Sheriff, Buddy East

September 12, 2018

In memory of Lafayette Co. Sheriff, Buddy East, the Lee County Sheriff’s Department Criminal Investigation Division declared today as “Sheriff East Hat Day”. We will wear ‘Sheriff’ hats on Wednesday in his memory.

Haven Acres Head Start

September 11, 2018

9/11/18 Deputies enjoyed visiting Ms. Barnes’ class today at Haven Acres Head Start. Thank you for inviting us!

Cash Express Visit 9/11/18

September 11, 2018

9/11/18 Thank you Cash Express for the delicious cake and the heartfelt card. Remembering all first responders on 9-11.