ADAMS COUNTY
SHERIFF'S OFFICE
NATCHEZ, MISSISSIPPI

NEWS & EVENTS

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Railroad Improvement Celebration

What a great era to be an Adams County Resident! Adams County Sheriff's Office was overjoyed to join the City of Natchez and Natchez Inc. to celebrate the new railroad renovations on March 23, 2022. After prayer and a pledge by Sheriff Patten, attendees were greeted by our Board of Supervisors, Wes Middleton. After Mayor…

Real Estate Safety Presentation

Sheriff Travis Patten had the honor of presenting a lecture on "Why Real Estate is Risky" to the Natchez Board of Realtors at an event sponsored by the NOLA Lending Group on Friday, March 18, 2022. More often than not, real estate professionals are targeted for violent crimes that often lead to more serious situations.…

Community Baby Shower

On Thursday, March 17, 2022, the Southwest Diaper Bank of the Miss-Lou in partnership with the Adams County Sheriff's Office and Concordia Parish Sheriff's Office blessed many mothers throughout the Miss-Lou by hosting a Community Baby Shower. Expecting and current mothers and fathers received a supply of diapers, wipes, formula, bottles, teethers, cleaning supplies, and…

Sheriff Patten Appointed to SRLEEA Executive Board

The Adams County Sheriff Office congratulates Sheriff Travis Patten for being appointed to the Board of Governors for the Small and Rural Law Enforcement Executives Association. He is the proud Region 2 representative for the board. The SRLEEA gives Sheriff Patten a platform to strengthen his expertise to advocate, enhance, and strengthen small, rural, and…

ACSO Enters Partnership with Secret Service

Adams County Sheriff's Office has been privileged to have Memorandums of Understandings (MOUs) with majority of the United States federal law enforcement agencies. Now we have the pleasure to announce that a new partnership has been formed with the United States Secret Service. Through the MOU, ACSO will become a part of the United States…

ACSO Celebrates International Women’s Day

On March 8, 2022, Adams County Sheriff's Office celebrated the exponential growth in inclusivity of women at the Adams County Sheriff's Office. Before Sheriff Patten took office in 2016, there was only one certified female deputy on the force. This has changed a lot. There are now 5 women on patrol, 6 in administration, 2…

Free Vaccination Clinic

On Saturday, March 5, 2022 Adams County Sheriff's Office in partnership with National Council of Negro Women, Inc and Vaccinate Your Family hosted a free vaccination clinic at Rose Hill Missionary Baptist Church. Free vaccinations were offered to offered to everyone ages 5 years old and up. Both Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna vaccines were distributed.

Arrest Made for Man Wanted by US Marshals

On the morning of March 4, 2022 agents with the Adams County Special Operations group made contact with suspicious male walking in the area of B street, wearing a hooded sweatshirt and face mask. The male led agents on a short foot pursuit and was taken into custody near Carpenter Apartments.  Agents were able to…

Active Shooting Training at Cathedral School

Major Frank Smith of Adams County Sheriff’s Office led a training on active school shootings at Cathedral School on March 2, 2022. The training is designed to increase stress levels to train teachers to be able to act defensively in real life situations. Major Smith improvised multiple real-life scenarios with the teachers. After each scenario…