Sheriff Mike Arledge is presently serving his second term as Sheriff of Lowndes County.
Sheriff Arledge has over Thirty years of Law Enforcement experience having served in every major division of Law Enforcement. Sheriff Arledge has served as a State Trooper with the Mississippi Highway Patrol, an Investigator with the Mississippi Bureau of Investigations and a Narcotics Agent with the Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics. Other duties while serving with the Mississippi Highway Patrol included Swat Team, Field Training Officer, D.U.I. Implied Consent Officer and Drug Interdiction Officer.
Sheriff Arledge also served two Terms as a Lowndes County Justice Court Judge.
Sheriff Arledge presently manages 110 full time and 30 part time employees. These employees are part of the Uniform Patrol Division, Criminal Investigation Division, Narcotics Division, Adult Detention Center, Jail Division and several smaller Divisions.