2016 Mississippi Code
Title 19 - Counties and County Officers
Chapter 25 - Sheriffs
§ 19-25-1. Commission; term of office; oath and bond
There shall be chosen one (1) sheriff for each county, who shall be commissioned by the Governor. The sheriff shall continue in office for the term of four (4) years and until his successor shall be qualified, unless sooner removed. Before he enters upon the duties of his office he shall take the oath prescribed by the Constitution, and give bond as prescribed by Section 19-25-5.
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