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A 30-year veteran of the Jackson Police Department.  

He is a graduate of the (F.B.I.) National Academy at Quantico and Jackson State University.  He is a native of the southern, beautiful Jackson, MS.

Chief Horton has received numerous awards and commendations from the Jackson Police Department.  To name a few, he has received several Officer of the Month Awards, the Metro Top Cop Honor, the Gallantry Star Award for bravery, the Distinguished Service Award, and many others.

Chief Horton has served as the S.W.A.T. Team Commander and as a member of the Department’s pistol team.  He has served as director of training, and now supervises all special threat units, these include (SWAT team, BOMB Squad, and the Hostage Negotiation Team).

Chief Horton has held the successive ranks of Patrolman, Sergeant, Lieutenant, Commander, Deputy Chief of Administrative Support Division, and now Chief of Police.

Lee Vance, Asst. Chief of Police
Contact No. 601.960.1926
Allen White, Asst. Chief of Police
Contact No. 601.960.1950

The Jackson Police Department provides law enforcement services to the citizens of the capitol city of the State of Mississippi. Rich in heritage, the City of Jackson covers approximately 185,000 citizens encompassing 115 square miles.  There are staffing positions for 525 sworn officers, supported by 288 civilian personnel.  The Jackson Police Department (JPD) appreciates your interest and hope you find the information on our website useful. 

We invite all members of our community to assist us in building a stronger and safer city by becoming our partners and by communicating with us often. We are here to serve you and consider your comments to be valuable tools as we assess our progress in providing professional, courteous and effective service to our citizens and visitors to the City of Jackson, MS.

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Emergency Help 9-11
I need to report a crime to an officer! 601-960-1234
I need to report a problem with a traffic light. (8-5) 601-960-1757
I need to report a problem with a traffic light. (after hours) 601-960-1234
I have a question about a warrant. 601-960-1937
I have a question about a ticket. 601-960-2056
I need a copy of a police report. 601-960-1341
I need to report an accident/incident. 601-960-1234

Lindsey Horton, Chief of Police

Hours of Operation:
Mon - Fri, 8 am – 5 pm


327 East Pascagoula St.,
Jackson, MS  39205

Emergency: 911
Non-Emergency: 601-960-1234