Our Mission

We, the sworn officers of the Department of Public Safety, State of Mississippi, in order to be mutually helpful to one another in an effort to provide better statewide police services to the people of Mississippi, to coordinate with the Commissioner of Public Safety and the Chief of the Mississippi Highway Safety Patrol on plans to promote a higher degree of professionalism and morale within the Department and to upgrade employee benefits, do hereby adopt these Bylaws and establish the Mississippi State Troopers’ Association.
MSTA Officers and Board of Directors
Dale Decamp

Dale Decamp President

Scott Henley

Scott Henley Vice-President

Immanuel Powers Secretary Treasurer

Immanuel Powers Secretary Treasurer

Jamie Puckett

Jamie Puckett HQ Complex

William King Troop C Representative

William King Troop C Representative

Maurice Fleming Troop D Representative

Maurice Fleming Troop D Representative

Marvin Vaughn Troop E Representative

Marvin Vaughn Troop E Representative

Jason Jenkins Troop F Representative

Jason Jenkins Troop F Representative

Jarred Miley Troop G Representative

Jarred Miley Troop G Representative

Ron Bosarge Troop H Representative

Ron Bosarge Troop H Representative

William Chandler Troop J Representative

William Chandler Troop J Representative

Joey Hamilton Troop K

Joey Hamilton Troop K Representative

Dave Blackwell Troop M

Dave Blackwell Troop M Representative

Charles Scarborough

Charles Scarborough Retired

 

TROOPER RESOURCES

Trooper Support

When an unexpected accident, tragedy, or natural disaster impacts one of our MSTA-member troopers, we’re there to offer assistance. Download and complete the Trooper Assistance Form and submit to an MSTA Board member along with appropriate documentation. MSTA is there for you!

 

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DOWNLOAD THE DISASTER RELIEF FORM FOR TROOPER ASSISTANCE

 

 

Trooper of the Year Info

To honor a fellow trooper for service and deeds above and beyond the call of duty is a worthwhile recognition with this annual award program. When that honor is bestowed on a fellow MSTA Trooper by their peers, it encourages everyone to do more.

 

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MSTA Scholarship Application

In an effort to encourage MSTA-member children to excel in their educational goals, we offer an annual scholarship award. Topics are chosen, and applicants write essays which are then graded by anonymous English teachers. The Mississippi Highway Patrol is typically the focus of essays.

 

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2021 Essay Topic

Describe your pandemic experience and the personal and academic impact of Covid-19.