Message from the Chief

Chief Adam Mefford began his career with the Jacksonville Police Department in January, 1999 and was appointed to Chief of Police by Mayor Andy Ezard in March, 2017.

Chief Adam Mefford in his office at the Jacksonville Police Department

"The Jacksonville Police Department is dedicated to building and maintaining relationships founded on trust and mutual respect, while reducing crime and improving quality of life.  We are focused on a community oriented philosophy in order to strengthen the partnership between the police and the citizens they serve."