Benny Dubose

Police Chief


James Sharpe

Assistant Police Chief


John Griffith

Operation Captain


Jay Arrington

Captain of Investigations


Courts and Records

To Inquire About a Ticket/Wreck Report

601.485.1839 or 601.485.1836

Police Department (Front Desk)

To Speak with an Officer 24/7 (When Automated System Starts, Push 2)

2415 6th Street


Patrol Shift on Duty Supervisor


Meridian Police Officers are some of the finest officers in the State of Mississippi. They are dedicated to the Queen City and the safety of her citizens and visitors. There are 110 sworn slots with the police department, including Uniform Patrol Officers, Specialized Units and Detectives. The Meridian Police Department is responsible for providing law enforcement services to 45.54 square miles of territory, with a population of approximately 39,000 citizens. Our Patrol Division works on 12-hour shifts utilizing four platoons, two day shifts, and two night shifts. Our Criminal Investigative Division utilizes a day shift and an evening shift. Our Specialized Units combat gang activity and DUIs and carry out criminal interdiction.