Established in June 1973 with six officers, The Pearl Police Department is the tenth largest city police department in the state. All officers are equipped with modern equipment list dual-antennae radar. The police are furnished body armor and require its usage. The department carries updated Glock .22 Semi-Automatic sidearms.
All vehicles are furnished with traffic direction equipment and shotguns and each has an 800 band Primary Radio with Hi-band backup. Officers that live in the city also have take home units.
The Department is led by Police Chief Tim Sarrett. He was appointed Chief of Police in April of 2015. He oversees over 60 sworn officers and civilian employees. Chief Sarrett has built a reputation for working side by side with citizens, neighborhood leaders, and business owners to solve crime problems and improve our community. Chief Sarrett has served the citizensof Pearl since 1987 where he started as a part time dispatcher.
His leadership and commitment to the City of Pearl has been the driving force behind Pearl's reduction in crime.
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The City of Pearl encourages City employees, contractors, citizens and other interested parties to report fraud, waste and abuse affecting City resources. You may remain anonymous. Please call 601-939-7000.
What to Report
- Theft of City resources (e.g., cash, equipment, supplies or materials)
- Record falsification
- Payroll fraud or time abuse
- Kickbacks or bribes
- Intentional misuse of City equipment or property
- Contractor fraud
- Gross mismanagement of resources, including careless expenditures
- Gross disregard of policy and procedural controls
The Police Department will conduct a thorough analysis of each complaint. In order to protect the confidential reporting process, updates of actions will not be provided.
The City of Pearl Police Department aims to promote and protect the health, safety and welfare of animals and people through various services provided by the Animal Services Division. The Division often rescues abused animals and conducts investigations of animal abuse claims and animal attack incidents by gathering evidence, and interviewing animal owners and witnesses.
An animal may be considered dangerous if it has attacked a person or another animal. An animal Control Officer will go out and investigate to determine if the animal is dangerous. If found dangerous, the animal may be impounded for further observation.
To report abuse or dangerous animals please contact Animal Services at: 601-939-7000.
The Pearl Police Department's Crime Victim Advocacy Program is designed to assist victims of crime with support through the justice system as well as provide victims with community resources and assistance.
City of Pearl
2422 Old Brandon Road
Pearl, MS 39208
In an emergency, call 911 immediately from any wired or wireless phone.
An emergency is any situation that requires immediate assistance from the police, fire department or ambulance. Examples include:
- A fire
- A crime, especially if in progress
- A car crash, especially if someone is injured
- A medical emergency, such as someone who is unconscious, gasping for air or not breathing, experiencing an allergic reaction, having chest pain, having uncontrollable bleeding, or any other symptoms that require immediate medical attention
Important: If you’re not sure whether the situation is a true emergency, officials recommend calling 911 and letting the call-taker determine whether you need emergency help.
|Accident Reports & Complaints Clerk:||601-932-3579|
|Criminal Investigation Division:||601-932-3578|