Joey Head

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Service Record

Agency Yazoo County Mississippi Sheriff's Department
Rank Deputy Chief[1]
Dates of Service 2012-2021.[1]
Last Known Status Separated
Agency Yazoo City Mississippi Police Department
Rank Chief[1]
Dates of Service Hired October 11, 2021.[1]
Last Known Status Suspended

Incident Reports

2022 Favoritism

No media reports of Head's actions could be found.

Response Timeline

On March 21, 2022, Head was suspended for five days without pay and the city council intends to consider additional discipline for exhibited favoritism, malfeasance, and misconduct.[2]

On April 11, 2022, Head resigned.[3]

LEO Ratings


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Cianna Reeves, Joey Head named Yazoo City police chief, WJTV, 2021-10-13
  2. Rachel Hernandez, Yazoo City police chief suspended by city council, WJTV, 2022-04-02
  3. Leah Williams, Yazoo City Police Chief Joseph Head resigns, WJTV, 2022-04-12