Jones County Sheriff's Office

~ Alex Hodge, Sheriff ~
"Where teamwork makes the difference"

Public Relations

The Jones County Sheriff's Department Public Relations Director is Major Jamie Tedford.  Major Tedford has a number of duties which include but are not limited to:

  • Preparing press releases and makes contact with media who may print or broadcast Department material
  • Responding to requests for information from the media
  • Establishing and maintaining cooperative relationships with representatives of the community and organizations
  • Coordinating public appearances and speaking engagements to increase service awareness and promote the goodwill of the department
  • Delivering speaking engagements to further public relations objectives as it relates to the department
  • Arranging and coordinating programs such as Neighborhood Watch and Child Identification
  • Representing the Sheriff's Department at Community Events, Projects and Functions
  • Planning, Organizing and Conducting Community Activities
  • Developing ideas for new articles
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If you have any information, please don’t hesitate to call us
at 601 - 428 - STOP (7867)
you may also contact us via E-Mail