Animal Cruelty- Who to Contact

cruelty (n): callous indifference to or pleasure in causing pain and suffering; behavior that causes pain or suffering to a person or animal.

neglect (v): fail to care for properly. (n): the state or fact of being uncared for.

If you know of a situation where one or more of these descriptions apply please call the appropriate number listed below! If you see an animal being abused (see #4 and 10) or dog fighting in progress dial 911 IMMEDIATELY! Time is of the essence!

What are some signs of animal neglect and/or abuse?

  1. Thin
  2. Injured
  3. Unsanitary conditions
  4. Physical Abuse
  5. Abandoned
  6. Dog Fighting
  7. No Shelter
  8. No Food or Water
  9. Animal Hoarding (more than 10 animals at a residence)
  10. Animal left alone in vehicle

 

You will be speaking with a Police Dispatch and they will give the calls to the appropriate officer. When you call the local authorities please be sure you have the following information:

  • Your name and phone number (Confidential unless called in for court)
  • Exact Location of the animal(s)
  • Nature of the Complaint
  • Description of the Animals involved
  • Any other pertinent information

 Because we do not have law enforcement powers, we cannot remove or impound any animals and cannot bring charges against a person for violating the law. If a situation is life-threatening, life-taking or past the point that mere assistance can help, please use the above list of phone numbers to contact the law enforcement department for that area.


Police Departments

Aberdeen: (662) 369-6454

Ackerman: (662) 285-3600

Amory: (662) 256-2676

Ashland: (662) 224-6282

Baldwyn: (662) 365-1047

Bassfield: (601) 943-6300

Batesville: (662) 563-5653

Bay Springs: (601) 764-3122

Bay Saint Louis: (228) 467-9221

Belmont: (662) 454-3381

Belzoni: (662) 247-2181

Biloxi: 601-392-0641

Blue Mountain: (662) 685-4721

Bolton: (601) 866-7233

Booneville: (662) 728-5611

Brandon: (601) 825-7225

Brookhaven: 601-833-2424

Brooksville: (662) 738-5532

Bruce: (662) 983-2450

Burnsville: (662) 427-9526

Bude: 

Byhalia: (662) 838-6000

Caledonia: (662) 356-4117

Calhoun City: (662) 628-6897

Canton: (601) 859-2121

Carthage: (601) 859-2121

Charleston: (662) 647-5841

Clarksdale: (662) 621-8155

Cleveland: (662) 843-3611

Clinton: 601-924-5252 

Coldwater: (662) 622-7241

Collins: (601) 765-6541

Columbia: (601) 736-8204

Columbus: (662) 244-3500

Como: (662) 526-5106

Corinth: (662) 286-3377

Crosby: 

Crystal Springs: 601 892-2121

Decatur: (601) 635-3555

DeKalb: (601) 743-9197

Drew: (662) 745-2200

Durant: (662) 653-6846

Ecru: (662) 489-3881

Edwards: (601) 852-5461

Ellisville: (601) 477-9252

Eupora: (662) 258-4121

Fayette: (601) 786-3333

Flora: (601) 879-8871

Florence: (601) 845-7508

Flowood: (601) 932-5400

Forest: (601) 469-4141

Fulton: (662) 862-3441

Greenville: (662) 378-1531

Greenwood: (662) 378-1531

Grenada: (662) 226-1211

Gulfport: 228-868-5959

Guntown: (662) 348-2208

Hattiesburg: (601) 545-4900

Hazlehurst: 601-894-1181

Heidelberg:(601) 787-3961 

Hernando: (662) 429-9096

Hollandale: (662) 827-2212

Holly Springs: (662) 252-2122

Horn Lake: (662) 393-6174

Houlka: (662) 568-2745

Houston: (662) 456-2554

Indianola: (662) 887-1811

Isola: (662) 962-6132

Itta Benna: (662) 254-6333

Iuka: (662) 423-6340

Jackson: (601) 960-1234

Kosciusko: (662) 289-3131

Laurel: (662) 289-3131

Leakesville: (601) 394-2383

Leland: (662) 686-7233

Lexington: (662) 834-3508

Liberty: (601) 657-8021

Long Beach: (228) 863-7292

Louisville: (662) 773-3511

Lucedale: (601) 947-3261

Lumberton: (601) 796-7002

Madison: (601) 856-6111

Magee: (601) 856-6111

Magnolia: 601 783-9926

Mantachie: (662) 282-7949

Marietta: (662) 728-9320

Marion: (601) 483-9573

Marks: 

Mathiston: (662) 263-4898

McComb: 601-684-3213

Meadville: (601) 384-5208

Mendenhall: (601) 847-2641

Meridian: (601) 485-1841

Merigold: 

Metcalfe: (662) 335-0213

Monticello: 601-587-7732

Moorhead: (662) 246-5461

Morton: (601) 732-8933

Moss Point: (228) 475-1711

Myrtle: (662) 988-2220

Natchez: (601) 445-5565

New Albany: (662) 534-2222

New Augusta: (601) 964-8101

Newton: (601) 683-2041

Noxapater: 

Oakland: (662) 623-8668

Ocean Springs: (228) 875-2211

Okolona: (662) 447-5427

Olive Branch: (662) 895-4111

Oxford: 662-232-2400

Pascagoula: (228) 762-2211

Pass Christian: (228) 452-3300

Pearl: (601) 932-3570

Pelahatchie: (601) 854-5223

Petal: (601) 544-5331

Philadelphia: (601) 650-3584

Picayune: (601) 798-7411

Pickens: (662) 468-9848

Plantersville: (662) 844-2012

Pontotoc: (662) 489-7804

Poplarville: (601) 795-4447

Port Gibson: (601) 437-5101

Prentiss: (601) 792-5198

Purvis: (601) 794-6512

Quitman: (601) 776-6461

Raleigh: (601) 782-9992

Raymond: (601) 857-8041

Richland: (601) 932-3100

Richton: (601) 788-5551

Ridgeland: 601-856-2121

Ripley: (662) 837-2210

Rolling Fork: (662) 873-2212

Rosedale: (662) 759-6813

Saltillo: (662) 869-5454

Senatobia: (662) 562-5643

Shannon: (662) 767-8369

Shaw: (662) 754-5741

Shelby: (662) 398-5155

Sherman: (662) 841-0079

Shubutu: (601) 687-1536

Smithville: 

Soso: (601) 729-2186

Southaven: (662) 393-8654

Starkville: (662) 393-8654

State Line: 

Summit: 601-276-9511

Sumrall: (601) 758-3531

Sunflower: 

Taylorsville: (601) 785-6531

Tchula: (662) 235-4056

Terry: (662) 235-4056

Tishomingo: 

Tunica: (662) 363-2400

Tupelo: (662) 841-6491

Tutwiler: (662) 345-8321

Tylertown: (601) 876-4440

Utica: (601) 885-6112

Verona: (662) 566-2215

Vicksburg: 601-636-2511

Walnut Grove: (601) 253-2321

Water Valley: (662) 473-2933

Waveland: (228) 467-3669

Waynesboro: (601) 735-4612

Webb: (662) 375-8164

Weir: (662) 547-6123

Wesson: 601-643-2211

West Point: (662) 494-1244

Wiggins: (601) 928-5444

Winona: (662) 283-1140

Yazoo City: (662) 746-1131


 

Sheriff's Departments

Adams County: 601-445-0906

Alcorn County: 662-286-5521

Amite County: (601) 657-8057

Atalla County: (662) 289-5556

Benton County: (662) 224-8941

Bolivar County: 662-759-3536

Calhoun County: 662-412-3149

Carroll County: (662) 237-9283

Chickasaw County: (662) 456-2339

Choctaw County: 662-285-6129

Claiborne: (601) 437-5161

Clarke County: 601-776-5252

Clay County: (601) 776-5252

Coahoma County: 662-624-2411

Copiah County: 601-894-3011

Covington County: (601) 765-8281

Desoto County: 662-469-8027

Forrest County: 601-544-4368

Franklin County: (601) 384-2323

George County: (601) 947-4811

Greene County: (601) 394-2341

Grenada County: (662) 226-2721

Hancock County: (228) 466-6900

Harrison County: 228-435-4220

Hinds County: 769-251-5793

Holmes County: (662) 834-1511

Humphries County: (662) 247-2551

Issaquena County: (662) 873-2781

Itawamba County: 662-862-3440

Jackson County: (228) 769-3063

Jasper County: 601-787-4677

Jefferson County: (601) 786-3403

Jefferson Davis County: 601-792-5169

Jones County: 601-426-9937

Kemper County: 601-743-4880

Lafayette County: 662-234-6421

Lamar County: 601-794-0412

Lauderdale County: 601-482-9806

Lawrence County: 601-587-2961

Leake County: 601-267-7361

Lee County: 662-680-5784

Leflore County: 662-453-5141

Lincoln County: 601-783-9926

Lowndes County: 662-328-6788

Madison County: 601-355-0379

Marion County: 601-736-5051

Marshall County: 662-838-5394

Monroe County: 662-369-2468

Montgomery County: 662-283-4612

Neshoba County: 601-656-7659

Newton County: 601-635-4401

Noxubee County: 662-726-5133

Oktibbeha County: 662-324-8484

Panola County: 662-563-6230

Pearl River County: 601-403-2340

Perry County: 601-964-8461

Pike County: 601-783-6767

Pontotoc County: 662-489-3915

Prentiss County: 662-728-6232

Quitman County: 662-326-3131

Rankin County: 601 825-1480

Scott County: 601-469-1511

Sharkey County: 662-873-4321

Simpson County: 601-847-2921

Smith County: 601-782-4531

Stone County: 601-928-3191

Sunflower County: 662-887-2121

Tallahatchie County: 662-647-3700

Tate County: 662-562-5466

Tippah County: 662-837-9336

Tishomingo County: 662-423-7000

Tunica County: 662-363-1411

Union County: 662-534-1941

Walthall County: 601-876-3481

Warren County: 601-636-1761

Washington County: 662-334-4523

Wayne County: 601-735-3801

Webster County: 662-258-7701

Wilkinson County: 601-888-3511

Winston County: 662-773-8466

Yalobusha County: 662-473-3602

Yazoo County: 662-746-5611

 

 

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