(see Emergency Communications Department for further information)
- Non-Emergency : 895-4111
- Administration: 892-9400
- Criminal Investigation Department: 892-9450
- Property Room: 892-9414
(see Emergency Communications Department for further information)
If you have information regarding a crime, suspicious activity, suspicious person or anything else that you think that we should know about, please click the link below to submit a crime tip through the web. You will remain completely anonymous.
DO NOT USE THIS FORM TO REPORT AN EMERGENCY REQUIRING IMMEDIATE ASSISTANCE! IF YOU ARE REPORTING AN EMERGENCY, PLEASE CALL 911.
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The OBPD can also receive a crime tip by text through your cell phone if you prefer to text a tip instead. You will also remain completely anonymous when you text a tip.
Simply send a text to 274637 and then type obpd for a keyword then your crime tip into the message body. Make sure you type obpd into your message.
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The Community Relations Division is committed to correcting actions, practices and attitudes, which may contribute to community tensions and grievances. Law enforcement personnel are an integral part of the community. Citizen participation and interaction with law enforcement personnel is necessary for a healthy community. Our Agency identifies and implements policies, procedures and programs that enhance the quality of life in the community.
The Criminal Investigations Division (CID) operates under the direction of Major Bill Cox.
Detectives are regularly scheduled to work 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday; however, a detective is on call 24 hours a day.
The goal of the CID is to conduct prompt and diligent investigations. We will use available technological resources and traditional investigative methods to solve crimes, apprehend criminals, accomplices, and fugitives, as well as locate missing persons and recover stolen property.
Also, Detectives work closely with the Patrol Division to provide an immediate investigative response to crimes and incidents.
Camp B.U.I.L.D. is an annual month-long day camp program for the month of June that is for children and pre-teens in the Olive Branch community. It is influential to all the campers by establishing more stability and accountability to their lives helping them development better life skills. They are offered a positive and disciplined environment encouraging and motivating them daily to avoid any delinquent activity. It gives them the knowledge to resist the temptation to experiment or use harmful substance such as tobacco, alcohol, and other illicit drugs. Participants are able to establish stronger relationships with dedicated police officer instructors showing them they truly care about their physical, emotional, mental, and social well-being.
This is an annual two-month program that is taught to all 6th grade students by a designated O.B. School Resource Officer that is D.A.R.E. instructor certified. The D.A.R.E. officer / instructor equips the students with up to date educational information about the dangers and harmful effects of using Alcohol, Tobacco and other addictive substances. The students are challenged to stand up against the temptations to use these substances giving them the ability to make wise choices.
P.R.O.T.E.C.T. like the L.E.A.D. program is a long-term mentoring program except it is for teenage boys and girls ages 14-17. Candidates are identified by school counselors from our city’s middle school and high school that are in need of social & emotional support. The P.R.O.T.E.C.T. volunteer officer helps in various areas providing stability, guidance, and encouragement while serving as a mentor and role model for their teen.
L.E.A.D. is a department sponsored long –term mentoring program for boys and girls ages 8-13. Candidates are identified by school counselors from our city’s four elementary schools. These children are in need of guidance, support, and character building. An O.B. police officer who chooses to serve in this program is dedicated to invest in their assigned child which includes monthly group activities that greatly affects their self-esteem and self-worth. The L.E.A.D. officer’s time and efforts helps produce a lasting positive impact!
The K-9 Division is dedicated to providing the highest level of service to the citizens of Olive Branch. This division currently consists of two officers, Sgt. Michael Aldridge with his K-9 partner Marco and Officer David Rumbarger with his partner Borys. Marco is a Belgian Malanois and Borys is a Dutch Shepherd.
The officers and their K-9s have received extensive training in Narcotics Searches and Criminal Apprehension. This includes search and seizure of narcotics, suspect location, tracking and apprehension. They continue to receive regular training to be prepared for any situation that may arise.
The team not only fights crime, but they educate the public as well on issues such as personal safety, drug prevention, and K-9 demonstrations. Our K-9 officers are here to serve and protect you. They are more than happy to visit your school, business, church or any other event to provide education.
Please contact Captain Carlos Garcia at 662-892-9415 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule your appointments.
The School Resource Officers that work in the schools within the City of Olive Branch are sworn law enforcement officers who are employed by the Olive Branch Police Department.
School Resource Officers (SRO) work to safeguard school property against burglary, vandalism, trespassing and other hazardous criminal or unauthorized activities. Their duties also include teaching classes in their area of expertise as well as first level counseling of students and intervening with uncooperative students.
The SWAT team consists of officers and is divided into an entry team, snipers, and K-9. Team members train regularly each month and attend specialized training in weapons, tactics, and explosives. SWAT members are also required to pass mandatory physical fitness tests. The SWAT team operates under the supervision of Captain Carlos Garcia and works closely with the Hostage/Crisis Negotiators.
The Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) Team is an elite, highly trained group of officers who are responsible for handling riot control, hostage situations, barricaded people, forced entry into buildings, narcotic raids, and other crises.
The Uniform Patrol Division operates under the direction of Major Danny Dishmon. The officers assigned to this division patrol the community in a highly visible manor in an effort to identify, prevent and solve community problems.
Call the police, even if it is an accident where the police do not normally respond.
Get name, address, registration number, insurance company name and operator’s license number of all vehicles and operator’s involved.
Note time, date, location, road conditions, make and year of vehicles involved, apparent damage and injuries and your version of what happened.
Make a diagram of the accident scene.
Notify your insurance agent or company as soon as possible and take reasonable steps to protect your property from further damage.
The Uniform Patrol Division is divided into four shifts (A, B, C, and D). Each officer is assigned to patrol one of the six police “wards” or districts during their shift. Specialized units such as DUI, Traffic Enforcement, and K-9 supplement the patrol division. The Shift Supervisors are as follows:
Shift A: Lt. Harris, Sgt. Walters, Sgt. Meziere
Shift B: Lt. Oliveria, Sgt. Wilson, Sgt. Holladay
Shift C: Lt. Hoskins, Sgt. Brock, Sgt. Wardloaw
Shift D: Lt. Mucciarone, Sgt. Maze, Sgt. White