About Us
We are very fortunate to enjoy such an outstanding quality of life in Purvis and the members of your Police Department are committed to making it even better.

We are proactive in crime prevention measures and pride ourselves in community involvement.

We will work to accomplish this by continuing to provide professional police functions to prevent, detect and investigate criminal activities.

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Crime Rate
The crime rate in Purvis is low and we are determined to keep it that way. We cannot do this alone. We need and must have each citizen’s support.

You can show your support by obeying the law and providing us with ideas on how we can better serve you. Please do not hesitate to call us or stop by the office if we can assist you.

Mission Statement
The Purvis Police Department pledges to provide professional services to the community through integrity, respect, and teamwork.


  • Fairness
  • Integrity
  • Respect
  • Service
  • Teamwork

Do you have questions about the Purvis Police or a particular service? Would you like to offer a suggestion or bring a problem to our attention?

We are happy to answer any question, and appreciate your thoughts and suggestions.  You may send a question or comment directly to the appropriate city department.

If you are not sure to whom you should direct your question or comment, then you may call Purvis Police at 601-794-6512.