January 19, 2024

WATCH: Pearl Mayor Holds Press Conference After Police Chief Dean Scott Resigns

Morgan Howard

Pearl Police Chief Dean Scott has resigned.

Mayor Jake Windham held a press conference Friday morning after the announcement.

The mayor said that the reason he wanted to have this press conference was for one reason,

“One reason we’re having this press conference is to send a message to our citizens. but also to our businesses throughout the city that we’re going to maintain discipline. The pearl police department has always had a reputation at doing a good job fighting crime and we’re going to continue that.”

The Mayor said during a transition phase like this, you can’t help but think about all the great things happening in the city.

He talked about how the city has more business development than they have ever had. The city has also had more infrastructure than they have ever had in the history of the city of Pearl.

Mayor Windham said the main reason that the city can have these things is because of the men and women in the Pearl police department.

Mayor Windham didn’t go into details on why the police chief chose to resign.

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