Brookhaven’s Beasley named State Internal Affairs director

Published 3:00 pm Friday, April 12, 2024

Friday, Mississippi Department of Public Safety Commissioner Sean Tindell announced the appointment of Patrick Beasley, of Brookhaven, as director of the newly-created division of Internal Affairs, Standards, and Professionalism. The division will consist of representatives from each sworn division that is part of Mississippi DPS.

Beasley is an esteemed professional with proficiency spanning law enforcement, legal practice,

and military service. Prior to joining MSDPS, Beasley served as an Assistant District Attorney in multiple districts throughout the state, Director of the Consumer Protection Division within the Mississippi Attorney General’s Office, a narcotics officer for the Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics, and a Military Police officer for the United States Army, serving as both a commissioned and

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non-commissioned officer.

“Since I have been Commissioner, transparency has been a top priority. Creating this Internal Affairs Division will further strengthen our commitment to holding our officers accountable and strengthening integrity within our organization,” said Tindell. “Patrick Beasley brings a wealth of experience, integrity, and a commitment to upholding the highest standards of accountability and transparency to his role as Director of Internal Affairs.”