Miriam Crawford-Kimble currently serves as the Director of Communications. Mrs. Kimble is responsible for the day to day operations of the dispatch center which include: supervising and assisting dispatchers, conducting quality assurance reviews of 911 calls, evaluating staffing needs, gathering data for statistical analysis and maintaining the integrity, professionalism, values and goals of the dispatch center by assuring that all rules and regulations are followed.
Miriam joined the Tunica County Sheriff's Office in May of 2004. During her time at the Sheriff's Office she has served in various positions: Receptionist, Records Clerk, Domestic Violence/Victims Assistance Coordinator, Communications Officer, NIBRS Coordinator and Compliance and Monitoring Clerk.
Mrs. Crawford-Kimble is life long resident of Tunica County and a graduate of Rosa Fort High School class of 1993 and Coahoma Community College class of 1997.
The Tunica County Sheriff's Office Communication Center is the Public Safety answering point for the County. The communication center is also the primary public assistant answering and transfer point for calls involving fire, ambulance, or rescue.
Tunica County Communication Officers are the front line answering 911 emergency and non-urgent calls from the public. Communication Officers ability to remain clam under pressure and to think logically enables them to break through caller's shock and panic to get vital information needed to save lives and make arrests.
It is with deep regret and profound sadness that the Tunica County Sheriff's Office say farewell to our beloved coworker, Mrs. Sharon Jackson who departed from us on May 31, 2021. Mrs. Jackson had been employed with the Tunica County Sheriff's Office for 25 years as a Telecommunications Officer, as well as, serving in different capacities within the department.
In this sorrowful time, we extend our heartfelt condolences to the family of Mrs. Sharon Jackson. We asked that you keep her family and the Tunica County Sheriff's Office family in your thoughts and prayers.
Shellbaby, as she was fondly called by family and friends, will truly be missed.
Tunica County Sheriff's Office Communication Officers Jessica Nickson and Frankie Davis wear red in honor of American Heart Month.