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Pictured are Criminal Investigator s Torie Jumper and Wesley Graves, Narcotics Investigator Grady Smith, Sheriff Randy Tolar along with Criminal Justice instructor at Northeast Mississippi Community College, Shane Scott.  We spent Thursday morning speaking to and sharing with Scott's class about Law Enforcement and LE opportunities.





      The end of September ended a 17 year long career for Investigator Roy Ragin with the Prentiss County Sheriff's Office.  He left, taking a position with the Baldwyn Police Department.  Roy will be sorely missed, but will hopefully continue to work with our Department in his capacity in Baldwyn and as well as a Reserve Officer.




    The vacant position left by Investigator Ragin has been filled with a lateral transfer from the patrol division.  Congratulations to Investigator Wesley Graves and look forward to a very production career in Investigations with the Prentiss County Sheriff's Office. 










Criminal Investigator Torie Jumper and Sheriff Randy M Tolar recently became 2017 graduates of Mississippi's Criminal Investigators Certification Course that was held at the North Mississippi Law Enforcement Training Academy.  This was a (7) Seven Week Course that was held over a seven month period,(one week a month)  Their completion of the course recognized them as Certified Criminal Investigators.


Roy Ragin                                                Torie Jumper



       The investigation division of the Prentiss County Sheriff's Office is comprised of two full time Criminal Investigators Roy Ragin and Torie Jumper and one part time Criminal Investigator Brian Taylor.  These investigators are experienced in investigating a wide variety of crimes.  These investigators have specialized training such as crime scene, interview and interogation, analysis of cellular telephone records and data along with interpreting cell tower site information.  We are committed to providing the most up to date handling of any crime scene investigation

      Most recently Inv. Brian Taylor has been assigned to work with a specialized task force working out of the Attorney General's Office regarding Internet Crimes Against Children.  This Task Force has been very successful investigating cases of Possession, production  and dissemination of Child Pornography. across the State.

Our investigations of felony property crimes has led to the recovery of 100's of thousands of dollars in stolen property.






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Investigator Brian Taylor
Investigator Torie Jumper-
Investigator Roy Ragin


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