The Hernando Police Department’s mission is to provide police services in order to enhance community safety, protect life and property, and reduce crime and the fear of crime. The Hernando Police Department works with the community to improve the safety and quality of life in our city by identifying and resolving public safety concerns. The Hernando Police Department exists to achieve a safer community for the citizens of Hernando by providing excellent public safety services and involving our community as partners. Our officers and staff value integrity, innovation, leadership, respect, service, education, accountability, and teamwork. Community policing is one of many strategies utilized by the Hernando Police Department to achieve a safer community as we work to enhance communication and performance as well as coordinating with neighboring local governments for improved safety.


The Hernando Police Department is accredited by the Mississippi Law Enforcement Accreditation Commission (MSLEAC), which establishes professional standards for Mississippi law enforcement agencies.

For more information about MSLEAC, please click here.