Colonel Randy Ginn

As the Director of the Mississippi Highway Patrol and Assistant Commissioner of the Mississippi Department of Public Safety, Colonel Ginn oversees the Mississippi Highway Patrol, the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation, the Mississippi Law Enforcement Officers’ Training Academy, and Administrative Operations for the Mississippi Highway Patrol.

Colonel Ginn has 33 years of service with the Mississippi Highway Patrol. He previously served as a Trooper, Mississippi Bureau of Investigation Special Agent, Mississippi Bureau of Investigation Supervisory Special Agent, Troop Executive Officer, Troop Commander, Region Major, Deputy Director, and Chief of the Uniform Division.

Colonel Ginn holds a Bachelor of Public Administration degree from the University of Mississippi. He is also a graduate of Class 234 of the Federal Bureau of Investigation National Academy.