Police Department

Our mission is to serve all people within our jurisdiction with respect, fairness and compassion. We are devoted to the prevention of crime, the protection of life and property, and the preservation of peace, order and safety.

To safeguard the constitutional rights of every citizen and the quality of life they have grown to expect by ensuring that laws are enforced in a fair, consistent and swift manner.

To work closely with the residents, businesses, civic groups and other agencies to solve the problems of crime and the fear of crime; to provide crime prevention and education programs; by incorporating the principles of community and problem oriented policing

To fulfill our mission, the Laurel Police Department is dedicated to maintaining an efficient and effective organization for the administration of police services. We resolve to provide a quality work environment and the development of its members through effective, proactive, positive leadership and training.

Chief Tommy Cox

Police Chief

Physical Address
317 S. Magnolia Street
Laurel, MS 39441

Our mailing address:
City of Laurel
Police Department
P.O. Box 647
Laurel, MS 39441

Phone: (601) 425-4711
Email: tcox@laurelms.com


Deputy Chief Billy Chandler
Phone: (601) 428-6543
Email: bchandler@laurelms.com
Deputy Chief Earl Reed
Phone: (601)428-6536
Email: ereed@laurelms.com
Cpt. William Sparrow
Phone: (601) 428-4306
Email: wsparrow@laurelms.com
Cpt. Shannon Caraway Pinalla
Technical Service/Community Outreach
Phone: (601) 428-6537
Email: scaraway@laurelms.com
Cpt. Shane Valentine
Phone: (601) 428-6417
Email: svalentine@laurelms.com