Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics
John Dowdy currently serves as the Director of the Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics. Prior to being appointed Director by Governor Phil Bryant, Mr. Dowdy worked in the United States Attorney’s Office for nearly 28 years serving as an Assistant U.S. Attorney, Criminal Chief, and United States Attorney. Mr. Dowdy attended and received his law degree from Mississippi College School of Law and received his Bachelor’s degree from Mississippi College. In 2017, Director Dowdy was asked to chair the Governor's Opioid and Heroin Task Force, which ultimately led to his becoming a founding member of the Stand Up, Mississippi coalition.
Wednesday, April 24
7:15 AM – 8:30 AM