Frazier Bolton

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Frazier Bolton
Police Chief
November 10, 2007 - July 31, 2015
Appointed by: Johnny DuPree
Preceded by: David Wynn
Succeeded by: Anthony Parker

Frazier Bolton was a police chief of Hattiesburg. He was sworn in on November 10, 2007 by mayor Johnny DuPree at the Hattiesburg Cultural Center.[1] In early 2015 he stepped down, becoming the public safety director, a new position created to handle miscellaneous administrative tasks. He retained the police chief title as Major Hardy Sims and Assistant Chief Frank Misenhelter took over day-to-day operations. His last day as police chief was July 31, 2015.[2] [3]


  1. "Bolton sworn in" by Susan Lakes, Hattiesburg American, November 11, 2007
  2. "Hub City chief no longer handling day-to-day operations" by Tim Doherty, Hattiesburg American, April 18, 2015
  3. "Hattiesburg Police Chief to start in August" by Candace S. Coleman, WHLT, July 17, 2015