Waynesboro Police Department
History

 

The ordinance to create the office of Police Chief went into effect July of 1961. Prior to that ordinance, the department was headed by the Town Marshall. Given Giles was Town Marshall for 16 years before being appointed Chief in 1961.

Order of Chiefs:

  • Gwen Giles - Town Marshall
  • J.G.Giles, Sr. - July-Sept., 1961
  • Arthur Palmer - 1965-1973
  • Arthur Lee Norad - 1973-1988
  • J.C.Denham - 10/01/88 - 11/06/01
  • O.V. May - 02/06/02 - 03/31/04
    (First African-American appointed chief by counsel)
  • Mike Williams - 10/01/03 - 05/31/04
  • Jerry Mosely - 02/06/02 - 06/31/06
  • Leonard Frost - 09/06/06 - present


O.V.May


Contact Information

714 Wayne St. Waynesboro, MS 39367
Phone: 601-735-3192
Email: Chief James C. Bunch
Email: Asst. Chief Todd McCaskey
Email: Investigator Wesley Waites
Email: Site Administrator Tiffany Milsap