Chief Deputy Ron Pullen graduated from Biloxi High School in 1975 and attended college at the Jeff Davis Jr. College, Gulfport, Mississippi Campus, majoring in Criminal Justice with a minor in psychology.
Chief Pullen began his career in law enforcement in 1992 with the Biloxi Police Department as a patrol officer. After graduating in 1994 from the Mississippi Law Enforcement Officer’s Basic Academy, Major Pullen went to work with the Gulfport Police Department.
In 2000, Chief Pullen came on board with the Harrison County Sheriff’s Department as a Lieutenant in charge of the Criminal Investigations Division. In 2002 he graduated from the FBI National Academy. He was promoted to Captain in 2004. On January 1, 2009 Major Pullen was selected as the Major in Charge of Investigations, which includes the subdivisions of Criminal Investigations, Narcotics Division, Communications, Warrants, Public Records, Crime Scene/Evidence , and Sex Offender Registration.
Chief Pullen is married to Mary, has two sons, Jamie and Jeremy, a daughter, Courtnay and two beautiful granddaughters, Rieligh and Faith Ann.