Ricks Resigns As Moss Point Police Chief

After three years on the job, Moss Point Police Chief Michael Ricks has resigned. Moss Point Mayor Xavier Bishop confirmed the police chief's resignation to WLOX News Monday evening.

According to Bishop, Ricks' leaving comes as no surprise, though he would not give any details as to why.

Bishop says Deputy Chief Demetrius Drakeford will serve as the interim police chief.