Q: How do I apply for a job at the Adams County Sheriff’s Office?

A: You must apply in person at The Adams County Sheriff’s Office, 306 State Street, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.


Q: How do I obtain a background check from the ACSO?

A: To obtain your background check, you will need to come to The Adams County Sheriff’s Office with proper identification (valid I.D. or license)  and fill out a background check form.


Q: How does the new ordinance about false alarming systems read?

A:  Page 1 – False Alarm Ordinance
Page 2 – False Alarm Ordinance
Page 3 – False Alarm Ordinance

Firearms Permits FAQs


Sex Offender FAQs

A: You should contact Deputy Karren Ewing at the Adams County Sheriff’s Office immediately.  It is possible that they are a convicted Sex Offender from another County or State and have not registered to live in Adams County; therefore that person is Non-Compliant under State Law, which is a Felony.


Q: Can a Sex Offender who lives in another state come to Adams County to work?

A: Yes, but they must obtain written permission from the Sex Offender Registrar at the Sheriff’s Office in the County or Parish in which they are registered. The Sex Offender must also immediately register with Adams County Sheriff’s Office to be able to legally work in Adams County.


Q: Are there specific areas in which Sex Offender is NOT allowed to live?

A: Yes!   Convicted sex offenders who are required to register in Mississippi are prohibited from residing within 3,000 feet of the real property comprising a public or nonpublic elementary or secondary school, a childcare facility (public or private residential), a children’s group care home or any playground, ball-park or other recreational facility utilized by persons under the age of eighteen (18) years. However, the following exceptions are provided in the law:

If residence is within 3,000 feet of a public or nonpublic elementary or secondary school or a childcare facility; this does not apply if the offender’s residence was established prior to January 1, 2014 or the school or facility is established after the offender established residency.



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