Tuesday, September 1, 2020

MBN Gets New Director

The Mississippi Department of Public Safety issued the following statement. 


Commissioner of Public Safety Sean Tindell announced today that Colonel Steven Maxwell has been appointed to serve as Director of the Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics.


Colonel Steven Maxwell is a seasoned law enforcement officer with 25 years of public service as an Agent of the Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics. His leadership and management roles with the Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics include Group Supervisor of Special Operations, Captain of Special Operations, Captain of the Hattiesburg District, Captain of the Jackson Enforcement Team, Major of the Central Region, Major of the Southern Region, Lieutenant Colonel of Enforcement, Deputy Director, and most recently, Interim Director of MBN.

Colonel Maxwell has received numerous accolades, including the MBN Claude Stuckey Award, awarded for a sustained and superior record of service. Colonel Maxwell was also the recipient of the MBN Director’s Award, awarded for outstanding performance and contributions in furtherance of the Agency’s mission.

Colonel Maxwell is a lifelong resident of Mississippi and graduate of Stone County High School in Wiggins. Colonel Maxwell continued his education by attending Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College where he obtained an Associate’s Degree followed with a Bachelor’s Degree in Corrections from Langston University.  He also holds a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from the University of Southern Mississippi and post graduate studies in Criminal Justice.

Colonel Maxwell is a graduate of the FBI 252nd National Academy Class and served as an adjunct faculty member of William Carey University from 2013-2018.

“It is an honor to appoint Colonel Steven Maxwell as the next Director of the Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics,” said Commissioner Sean Tindell. “Colonel Maxwell’s leadership and experience will serve Mississippi well as we work tirelessly to make our communities safer.”

“It is my belief that Colonel Maxwell’s extensive career in law enforcement and history of exceptional performance make him an ideal candidate to lead the Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics,” said Governor Tate Reeves.

17 comments:

Anonymous said...

Perfect man for the job. I have know Max for over 15 years.

Anonymous said...

Ok now....let’s hear it from all of the crybabies at MBN/DPS....

Anonymous said...

I don’t know Colonel Maxwell but now MBN has bonafide LEO in charge instead of that idiot John Dowdy who never graduated from any law enforcement academy. I hope Colonel Maxwell can clean up Dowdy’s mess.

Anonymous said...

Maxwell is a good pick. He was never ruined by Dowdy and has competence, job knowledge, sincerity, and humility. Necessary qualities when leading that rogue agency back to the light.

Anonymous said...

Not a word in all that regarding his stance regarding racial injustices committed by law enforcement. How will he be any different from the rest of the tentacles of institutional white supremacy?

Anonymous said...

1:24 - There's only one thing that breathes life into the theory of white supremacy - And that is the feeling of black inferiority that has been taught and coached for generations - and that is based on a lie. Nobody is inferior and those who have told you (in church, school, training, employment or the home) is either misleading you based on their ignorance or is outright lying to you for personal enrichment.

Kingfish said...

Did you bother to check the color of his skin or are you just being an internet tough guy?

Anonymous said...

@1:24, really? Not EVERYTHING is about race, this is simply and appointment announcement.

Give it a rest...and best of luck to Col. Maxwell.

Anonymous said...

Looks to me like the era of Feel B and his lackeys may be over; with this replacement at MBN, following the two great appointments to head DPS and MDOC, (not to mention the end of Feel's corruption at MDHS) it appears that Tater intends to clean up those messes and stop them for the future.

Anonymous said...

Wish him well, but I wonder exactly what good they have been doing lately.

Anonymous said...

Feel said, on Gallo, yesterday, "My job now is to stay out of the way, but, I used to be a deputy sheriff and it's a good thing I wasn't there when they harassed those people at the convention".

He's Bad-Ass, I'm tellin' y'all!

Anonymous said...

"He's Bad-Ass, I'm tellin' y'all!"

Don't underestimate the former Guv.
He caries two chainsaws in his truck.

One never knows when a tornado might touch down in Yazoo.
Or at least that's what he told Gallo back in 2009.

Anonymous said...

Lack of accountability, greed, corruption, incompetence, and generally-bad government seems to flourished mightily on Pheel's watch. Screw him and the horse he rode in on.

Anonymous said...

And yet Philbilly was given 8 years to govern, despite the "lack of accountability, greed, corruption, incompetence, and generally-bad government."

What does that say about us?

Anonymous said...

Isn't this the same guy that's been the acting director since Howdy Dowdys been gone? Isn't MBN a total shit show? Same director different day.

Anonymous said...

Does anyone think this is going to make any difference? Drugs run the County I live in, the 2 counties above, on each side and below. Every Sheriff knows what is going on in his county. Some dealers thrive, some keep getting hit, until they move on. The Tallahatchie Sheriff only got 6 years in a plea deal. Pretty good odds for how long he was in business...

2018
JACKSON, Miss. — Federal authorities say a Mississippi sheriff gave protection for years to a drug dealer who robbed other dealers and kicked back stolen money and drug profits to the lawman.

The illegal partnership began about 15 years ago when Tallahatchie County Sheriff William Brewer — who resigned Tuesday — began helping a then-teenage drug dealer, federal officials allege in a sworn statement .

Anonymous said...

smdh, col Maxwell won't even let agents work anabolic steroid cases because it will bust other cops. How does he know?

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