The Jackson Police Department is committed to providing law enforcement services to the 175,000 citizens of the capitol city of the State of Mississippi with honor and integrity.
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 and value citizen feedback as a means to assess our progress in providing professional, courteous, and effective service to our citizens and visitors to the City of Jackson, MS.
James E. Davis, Jackson Police Chief,
Chief James Davis brings nearly 25 years of experience with the Jackson Police Department to his role as Jackson's Chief of Police. As a newly minted Jackson Police Officer, Davis spent his first 10 years on the force as a patrol officer before becoming the first black Range Master at the police training academy. From there, he came up through the ranks of the department to be named Sargent, followed by Lieutenant of Jackson's 3rd Precinct. From there, Davis went on to become District Commander, Deputy Chief, and then Assistant Chief. Chief Davis also served 15 years with the SWAT Team and prides himself on his superior marksmanship skills.
Having lived in Jackson for over 30 years, Chief Davis has been a pillar of the community as a consistent presence in churches, neighborhood associations, and other civic circles.He is committed to serving the citizens of Jackson with a focus on providing community policing and strengthening the relationship between JPD and the citizens of Jackson.