The Administration Division provides administrative and logistical support to all divisions within the Jackson Police Department. The division is responsible for overseeing and administering the department’s Accreditation Standards and Procedures. The Administration Division is also responsible for overseeing the recruiting/hiring of sworn and civilian staff.
The Administration Division consists of the following units and services:
The Identification Unit (ID) provides crime scene processing including fingerprints and photographs. The ID Unit codes and matches fingerprint evidence as well as fingerprinting applicants for employment and various other permits. The ID unit also conducts backgrounds and maintains the criminal records on persons arrested by the Department.
The License and Permit Unit is responsible for issuing permits and licenses to adult entertainment business owners and employees, taxi drivers, beer selling providers, and bail bonding companies. It is our ultimate goal to continue providing professional and courteous services to all clientele.
The Jackson Police Department Personnel unit handles all personnel matters for the sworn, non-sworn and civilian staff. JPD Personnel is also involved in processing new employees and assisting in the out-processing of retirees or personnel leaving the department.
Records Unit is the central repository of incident/offense, traffic accident, and related reports; transmits information on wanted persons, stolen items, and crimes to NCIC (National Crime Information Center).
Tele-Serve is staffed by sworn personnel who assist the public by writing offense and supplemental reports at Police Headquarters.
The Animal Control Unit enforces the Federal, State, and Local (City) Ordinances that pertain to Animals and Livestock within the City limits of Jackson, Mississippi. The Animal Control Unit is responsible for protecting, capturing, caring, and rescuing abused animals. The unit conducts investigations of animal abuse claims and animal attack incidents by gathering evidence and interviewing animal owners and witnesses. The Animal Control Unit was formed to hold all irresponsible pet owners accountable while providing humane treatment and care for the animal until a suitable disposition is reached. The shelter also facilitates an adoption process to place homeless pets into a loving home. For more information on adoption, contact the shelter at 601.960.1771.
Court Bailiffs ensure a safe, efficient courtroom environment for city judges and citizens while maintaining order and enforcing courtroom etiquette.
911 Public Safety Communications operates twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week. It serves as the emergency dispatch center for the Jackson Police Department and Jackson Fire Department. The 911 Communications Center receives, classifies and prioritizes calls from the public and dispatches the calls that require police response; transfers and/or directs calls that do not require police response to the proper agency/unit; performs stolen checks on items, wanted/missing checks on persons and hit confirmations from entering agencies; processes requests and/or subpoenas for 911 tapes and Computer Aided Dispatch System (CADS) printouts for citizen and law enforcement personnel; and completes NCIC forms on missing persons and stolen autos, weapons or other property.
Call 9-1-1 for life-threatening emergencies ONLY. Call the non-emergency number, 601-960-1234 for all other requests.
The Neighborhood Enhancement Unit was established with a labor force made-up of defendants ordered by the Municipal Court to perform community service. The defendant's clean-up materials create unsafe, unsightly, and unsanitary conditions. In addition to cleaning and beautifying the City, the officers assigned to this Unit enforce the laws and ordinances regarding illegal dumping and littering. This Unit provides assistance and resources that enrich and enhance the environmental characteristics of the City of Jackson.
The Supply unit is responsible for inventory, issuing and accounting of supplies, and city-issued equipment of personnel. Supply also equips and process sworn personnel duty uniform and equipment requests as well as building maintenance.
Commander Alfred Cooper
Commander Marco Johnson
Commander Michael X. Outland, Sr.
Administration Division Contact Information
|Accreditation & Backgrounds
|601-960-1264 / 601-960-0243
|License & Permit
|601-960-1375 / 601-960-1342
|601-960-1200 / 601-960-1958
|Records Management Unit
|601-960-1341 / 601-960-1342
|601-960-0295 / 601-960-0267
|Adult Holding Facility
|601-960-0978 / 601-960-1315
|Evidence & Property
|601-960-1311 / 601-960-1312
|601-960-0671 / 601-960-1383
|Public Safety Communications
|601-960-0671 / 601-960-1383
|601-960-1433 / 601-960-1434
|Evidence & Property
|Civil Disturbance Team