Degrees and Certifications:
- B.A. – Criminal Justice/Forensics/Psychology - Certified Police Officer - Cyber Crimes – Homeland Security - Color of Law – FBI - National Child Passenger Safety Certification - MASRO Certified
SRO/Police Officer Courtney Snelson
Courtney Snelson began her career in law enforcement in 2012 as a police/fire/ems dispatcher. Officer Snelson graduated from the University of Southern Mississippi in 2013 with a B.A. in Criminal Justice/Forensics/Psychology. In 2014, Officer Snelson graduated from the Southern Regional Public Safety Institute. Officer Snelson has worked Forrest/Perry County Probation and Parole, City of Petal Police, Special Agent with the Mississippi Department of Revenue and currently serves as a Perry County Deputy. Officer Snelson started with the Petal School district in 2021 and is assigned to the Petal Upper Elementary.