Press Releases


Drug Arrest

James White
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Residential Burglary

Charles Lancaster
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Mississippi County Sheriff's Department to Host Training

Beginning September 17, 2019, the Mississippi County Sheriff's Department will be hosting a Reserve/Part-Time II class.  

Anyone interested in participating or requesting more information, please contact Lt. Chuck Brown at 870-658-2242 ext. 2262 or by email at chuck.brown@mcagov.com.



Search Warrant Executed

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MCSD Purchases Shield

The Mississippi County Sheriff's Department continously works towards improving our equipment to provide a greater level of security for our deputies and citizens.

We've purchased a Blue Ridge Armor Level IIIA Ballistic Shield for our Special Response Team that is designed to protect against various firearms. 

This increased level of protection will give our deputies a greater opportunity to control a dangerous situation, ensuring the safety of all involved. 

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2019 National Night Out

The Mississippi County Sheriff's Department enjoyed participating in Osceola's 2019 National Night Out event held at Rosenwald Park on August 6, 2019.


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Employers Requesting Background Checks

Any employer requesting a criminal history or background check for the purposes of employment, please email your requests to misscoso@hotmail.com

August is National Child Support Awareness Month

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Firearm Stolen from Dyess Area

The Mississippi County Sheriff's Department is looking for any information regarding the individual(s) responsible in the theft of a Browning Lever-Action 22 Caliber Rifle stolen from a vehicle on South State Highway 77 in Dyess in the early morning hours of July 17, 2019. 

Anyone with any information, please contact the Mississippi County Sheriff's Department at 870-658-2242 or our TIPS Line at 870-658-7024.  You can remain anonymous. 

Abandoned Animals in Mississippi County

Deceased dogs have been discovered dumped along highway 150 and North County Road 631 in the Gosnell and Yarbro areas.  One puppy was found alive, sleeping with the deceased animals.  

Anyone with any information on who these animals belonged to or what happended to them, please contact the Mississippi County Sheriff's Department at 870-658-2242 or Crimestoppers at 844-910-STOP. You can remain anonymous. 

Also anyone with any information on possible dog fighting is encouraged to contact your local authorities or the Mississippi County Sheriff's Department.  

(puppy found alive)

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