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

Greg Waggoner
316 C.O. Brooks St.
Carthage, MS 39051
(Fax) 601-267-4658


Warden - Leake County Correctional Facility
Cornelius Turner

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.