Are you looking for law enforcement careers in Gulfport, MS? If the answer to that question is yes, be sure to get in touch with our team of professionals at Harrison County Sheriff’s Office. If you have any questions regarding the open position and job requirements, we’d be more than happy to answer them for you. If you’re interested in law enforcement careers in Gulfport, MS, be sure to fill out the application below. You can also visit our office in person to apply. We look forward to hearing from you and working with you in the near future!

Contact: 228-896-0691

Employment Inquires
 Jodee Rippy – Human Resources Director
Harrison County Adult Detention Center
10451 Larkin Smith Drive, Gulfport, MS 39503
(p) 228-896-0691  (f) 228-896-0608
Email JoDee Rippy
The Harrison County Sheriff’s Office is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We accept all applications for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status.


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PATROL DEPUTY – Continuous



DISPATCHER – Continuous


BAILIFF – Continuous



To apply for employment you must submit:

  • Completed Applications
  • Color Photo Of Yourself
  • Copy Of Your Driver’s License
  • Copy of Your Social Security Card

Some requirements include (varies depending on specific position):

  • Must be at least 21 years old.
  • Must have a valid Mississippi Driver’s License.
  • Must consent to fingerprinting.
  • Must consent to background investigation.
  • Must have good references documenting good moral character, personal integrity and professional and ethical work related performance.

Click Here to Apply Online

Apply by Email

    You must have a valid email account and Adobe Reader installed on your computer. Download the Application to your computer, open it in Adobe Reader (not in a web browser), fill out the application, and then save the completed document to your PC.  You will need to manually email the completed form to

Download Employment Application

Once you have downloaded the Application (by clicking the link above), you can open it with Adobe Reader and fill out each of the required fields to apply for the law enforcement careers Long Beach, MS residents are looking for. To highlight all available form fields, including required fields, click “highlight fields” at the top of the document. Once you have completed the Application, email it to


Apply in person

If you do not have access to an internet connected computer, you are welcome to come to the Sheriff’s Office Adult Detention Center (Refer to the map below for directions) and obtain an Employment Application that can be completed in writing.  Just ask the Desk Clerk on duty for an Application and they will gladly assist you.

Apply by Post Office Mail Delivery

Complete the Sheriff’s Application by filling out each of the required fields. The form may be filled out on the computer and then sent via email. To highlight all available form fields, including required fields, click  “highlight fields”  at the top of the document. Once you have completed the document, print out your application,  attach a copy of the required documents (photo, driver’s license, Social Security Card)  and mail to: Harrison County Sheriff’s Office ATTN: JoDee Rippy 10451 Larkin Smith Drive, Gulfport, MS 39503./