The Town of Prentiss is governed by a mayor and board of aldermen,
and provides police and fire protection, along with water and sewer utilities.
Meetings are held on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of each month at 6:00 p.m.
City Hall...(601) 792-5196
Charles A. Dumas
Director of Law Enforcement:
Jerry Q. Magee
Director of Public Works:
Police Department: The Prentiss Police Department consists of five full-time officers. The department also a K-9 unit which is shared with the Town of Bassfield.
Phone Number...(601) 792-5198.
Fire Department: The Prentiss Fire Department consists of three full-time firefighters and twenty-three volunteers. The town carries a fire insurance rating of 7 and utilizes two pumper trucks, one tanker and a rescue truck equipped with Jaws of Life to provide fire protection, EMS first response and extrication services for 117 square miles of Jefferson Davis County.
Phone Number...(601) 792-5198
Public Works: The Prentiss Public Works Department consists of six full-time employees. Both water and wastewater plants have new automated controls. The Prentiss water system has two elevated storage tanks and a new 1,100 gallon per minute water well. It also recently received a perfect score
from the Mississippi State Department of Health.