Neshoba County, MS

Celebrating 180 Years

Sheriff's Office

Welcome to the Neshoba County Sheriff web page. Here you will find information about our office and descriptions of our duties, plus our office address, telephone numbers, and email address. Please feel free to contact us if we can be of service to you.

Duties and Responsibilities

The Sheriff is elected at-large and serves a four-year term. The Sheriff's law enforcement duties include keeping peace within the county. Administrative duties include serving as the county's jailer, submitting a budget of the operation of his office to the Board of Supervisors, keeping Mississippi Department Reports, and keeping a jail docket.

 

 





Tommy G. Waddell
Neshoba County Sheriff's Office
401 Beacon Street, Suite 108
Philadelphia, MS 39350
Phone: 601-656-7659
Fax: 601- 650-3998 (courthouse fax)
E-mail: sheriff@neshobacounty.net


Citizen Crime Tips

Each individual of the Neshoba County Sheriff's Department takes great pride in being allowed to serve the citizens of Neshoba County.  
 
The drug problem in Neshoba County has been an ongoing fight for all branches of Law Enforcement.  Most of the time property crimes and even violent crimes are due to drugs.  The Neshoba County Sheriff's Department would like to hear from anyone who has information about any illegal activity taking place in Neshoba County.  Should you decide to send information about illegal activity, the information will be kept confidential.

Administrative Deputy

Judy Tullos
Neshoba County Courthouse
401 Beacon Street, Suite 108
Philadelphia, MS 39350
Phone: (601) 656-7659
Fax: (601) 650-3998 (courthouse fax)
E-mail: sheriffsoffice@neshobacounty.net

Chief Investigator

Ralph Sciple
Neshoba County Law Enforcement Center
920 Chestunut Street
Philadelphia, Mississippi 39350
Phone: 601-656-1414
Fax: 601-650-3281
E-mail: rsciple@neshobacounty.net

Jail Administrator

Jimmy Reid
Neshoba County Law Enforcement Center
920 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, Mississippi 39350
Phone: 601-656-1414
Fax: 601-650-3281
Email: lawcenter@neshobacounty.net

 

The Neshoba County Law Enforcement Center was opened in January 1995. It's construction was completed in less than seven (7) months at a cost to the citizens of Neshoba County of 1.8 million dollars. The building was one of the first to use factory-assembled detention facilities. This system is based on an innovative design of welded steel units that are factory-assembled and fully outfitted for detention cell, dormitories, day rooms, etc. The Neshoba County Law Enforcement Center contains over 15,000 square feet of space. It's design includes 52-bed maximum security beds, 12-beds for work crew members. The building also houses the administrative offices for the Neshoba County Sheriff's Department,and the Neshoba County Emergency Management Agency's Communications /911 Division.

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