Police Department

Pearl Police Department

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Established in June 1973 with six officers, The Pearl Police Department is the tenth largest city police department in the state. All officers are equipped with modern equipment list dual-antennae radar. The police are furnished body armor and require its usage. The department carries updated Glock .22 Semi-Automatic sidearms.

All vehicles are furnished with traffic direction equipment and shotguns and each has an 800 band Primary Radio. Officers that live in the county also have take home units.

The Department is led by Police Chief Ronnie Conerly. He was appointed Chief of Police in July of 2017. He oversees over 60 sworn officers and civilian employees. Chief Conerly has built a reputation for working side by side with citizens, neighborhood leaders, and business owners to solve crime problems and improve our community.  Chief Conerly has served the citizensof Pearl since 1976 where he started as a patrolman.

His leadership and commitment to the City of Pearl has been the driving force behind Pearl's reduction in crime.

Police Dept. Personnel:
  • Chief and Operations Captain
  • Lieutenants in Criminal Investigation, Juvenile, and 3 Patrol Lieutenants
  • 4 Patrol Sergeants
  • 6-7 Patrolmen per shift
  • 3 Investigator in Juvenile
  • 4 Narcotics Investigators
  • 2 Warrants Officer
  • 5 Criminal Investigators
  • 2 Criminal Interdiction Office & K-9
  • 2 Animal Control
  • 11 Communications Officers
  • 5 Civilian Clerks
  • 1 Administrative Secretary

Fraud/Violation Reporting

The City of Pearl encourages City employees, contractors, citizens and other interested parties to report fraud, waste and abuse affecting City resources. You may remain anonymous. Please call 601-939-7000.

What to Report

  •   Theft of City resources (e.g., cash, equipment, supplies or materials)
  •   Record falsification
  •   Payroll fraud or time abuse
  •   Kickbacks or bribes
  •   Intentional misuse of City equipment or property
  •   Contractor fraud
  •   Gross mismanagement of resources, including careless expenditures
  •   Gross disregard of policy and procedural controls

Complaint Evaluation

The Police Department will conduct a thorough analysis of each complaint. In order to protect the confidential reporting process, updates of actions will not be provided.

Animal Control

The City of Pearl Police Department aims to promote and protect the health, safety and welfare of animals and people through various services provided by the Animal Services Division.  The Division often rescues abused animals and conducts investigations of animal abuse claims and animal attack incidents by gathering evidence, and interviewing animal owners and witnesses. 

An animal may be considered dangerous if it has attacked a person or another animal. An animal Control Officer will go out and investigate to determine if the animal is dangerous. If found dangerous, the animal may be impounded for further observation.

To report abuse or dangerous animals please contact Animal Services at: 601-939-7000.

Victim Advocacy

The Pearl Police Department's Crime Victim Advocacy Program is designed to assist victims of crime with support through the justice system as well as provide victims with community resources and assistance.

Below are some helpful Victim Advococy links:

City of Pearl
Police Department
2561 Old Brandon Road
Pearl, MS 39208

In an emergency, call 911 immediately from any wired or wireless phone.

An emergency is any situation that requires immediate assistance from the police, fire department or ambulance. Examples include:

  • A fire
  • A crime, especially if in progress
  • A car crash, especially if someone is injured
  • A medical emergency, such as someone who is unconscious, gasping for air or not breathing, experiencing an allergic reaction, having chest pain, having uncontrollable bleeding, or any other symptoms that require immediate medical attention

Important: If you’re not sure whether the situation is a true emergency, officials recommend calling 911 and letting the call-taker determine whether you need emergency help.

General Information: 601-939-7000
Police Chief: 601-932-3569
Municipal Court: 601-932-3581
Accident Reports & Complaints Clerk: 601-932-3579
Juvenile Division: 601-932-3572
Operations Captain: 601-932-3584
Criminal Investigation Division: 601-932-3578
Animal Control: 601-939-7000