Our Sheriff

Sheriff Eddie Hawkins is presently serving his first term as Sheriff of Lowndes County.

Sheriff Hawkins has over twenty-nine years of Law Enforcement experience having served on the local and state level. Sheriff Hawkins has served as a Narcotics Agent with the Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics. His mission is to strive for honesty, integrity, and commitment to our community while serving and protecting the citizens of Lowndes County.

Sheriff Hawkins 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.