JACKSON, Miss. – Special Agent Tim Powell from the Mississippi Office of the State Auditor (OSA) was a recipient of the “Top Cop” award on Wednesday, May 16, 2018, at the Mississippi Trade Mart. Agent Powell has worked for OSA since 2003.
Powell first joined the OSA team in the County Division. In 2015, he transferred to the Investigative Division and graduated from the North Mississippi Law Enforcement Academy.
In the three years has been with the Investigations Division, Agent Powell has been instrumental in serving over $580,000 in demands. Recently, he assisted in recovering over 75 illegally obtained firearms that were purchased with public money in Ecru.
Agent Powell has excelled in his short tenure with the OSA Investigative Division and is respected by his peer agents and command staff for aggressive pursuit of public corruption.
State Auditor Stacey Pickering, who presented at the annual awards ceremony said, “Tim is an incredible asset to the Auditor’s Office and has proven himself to be indispensable in his past and current investigative work. I am grateful for his service to OSA and the service of all other law enforcement officers in our state.”