Welcome to the Lincoln County Sheriff web page.  Here you will find information about our office and descriptions of our duties, plus our office address and telephone numbers.  Please feel free to contact us if we can be of service to you. Also, please visit our website at

lincoln county ms sheroffSteve Rushing

215 Justice Street
P.O. Box 587
Brookhaven MS 39601
Phone: 601-833-5231
Fax: 601-833-4492
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Duties and Responsibilities

The Sheriff is elected at-large and serves a four-year term.  The Sheriff's law enforcement duties include keeping peace within the county.  Administrative duties include serving as the county's jailor, submitting a budget of his office to the Board of Supervisors, keeping Mississippi Department Reports, and keeping a jail docket. 

Dial 911 for Emergencies!

Dial 911 for Emergencies!