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Captain Steve Overton

Captain Steve Overton has been in law enforcement for 31 years 2 years of which was with the Bolivar Police Department .  Captain Overton is presently in his 29th year with the Jackson Police Department.

In 1986, after serving 2 years in the Patrol Division, Captain Overton was assigned to the Tactical Unit where he served for 13 years.  In 1989 he was promoted to Sergeant and became the Unit Commander.  In 1996 he was promoted to Lieutenant and remained with the Tactical Unit until 1999.

In March of 1999 Captain Overton transferred to the Patrol Division where he assumed the position of a Patrol District Commander.  In July 2010 he was promoted to Captain and assigned as the North Precinct Commander.

Captain Overton  has attended numerous law enforcement related schools throughout his career, one of which includes the prestigious Northwestern University School of Police Staff and Command.

Captain Overton has been married for 21 years.  He has two daughters, one son and four granddaughters.