• Byram Police Department

  • The Byram Police Department was established in 2010 when the City hired Chief Luke Thompson. The Command Staff was built to begin the process of building the city’s first ever municipal police department. The Byram Police Department officially assumed law enforcement duties on May 1, 2011. In 2012, the department was accredited by the Mississippi Law Enforcement Accreditation Commission and recognized by the National Commission for the Accreditation of Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA). The Byram Police Department was officially reaccredited in 2015. The Department is authorized 32 sworn police officers in addition to dispatchers and civilian administrative staff.

  • How to contact the Byram Police Dept.

    In Case of Emergency, Dial 911

    The Byram Police Department is located at 141 Souhtpointe Drive.

    Mailing Address: P.O. Box 720222, Byram, MS 39272

    Non-Emergency Dispatch – (601) 372-2327

    Administrative Offices Including Detectives and Records – (601) 372-7747

    Municipal Court – (601) 500-7010

    Human Resources – (601) 372-7746

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  • Command Staff

  • Chief David Errington

  • Chief Errington is a Byram native and a 1996 graduate of Byram High School. After graduating from Hinds Community College, he began his law enforcement career at the Hinds County Sheriff’s Department where he served as an Emergency dispatcher, Patrol Officer, and later as a supervisor in the Traffic Division. While working at the Hinds County Sheriff’s Department, Errington was certified in accident reconstruction and as a police instructor. Errington was appointed as Uniformed Operations Commander in 2010 and assisted with the formation of the department. The Uniformed Operations Bureau includes Uniformed Patrol Officers and Animal Control. In 2017, Errington graduation from the 267th Session of the Federal Bureau of Investigation National Academy located in Quantico, Virginia. Errington was appointed Chief of Police in July 2021.


  • Commander Kevin Turner

  • Updated Bio Coming Soon