Animal Control

The Animal Control Division of the Batesville Police Department is responsible for working with our citizens to help control dangerous, homeless, or abandoned animals. This includes the containment and care of any captured animals. Animal Control Officers also work closely with other organizations that are concerned with the welfare of these animals.

The Batesville Police Department is proud to work closely with the Panola County Humane Society (PCHS) to try to find good homes for homeless or abandoned animals. PCHS is a group of volunteers and they are always looking for foster homes to temporarily house animals waiting to be adopted. PCHS can be contacted at (662) 654-0926. Anyone interested in adopting a pet from PCHS can do so by going to