Command Staff

Kenny Johnson, Chief of Police


Chief Johnson is a lifelong resident of Jackson County and graduated from Pascagoula High School. He attended the Harrison County Law Enforcement Training Academy. Once a patrolman Chief Johnson was promoted to a Sergeant and then to Lieutenant.

He served as a Captain for four years and then held the title of Deputy Chief for two years before being promoted to Chief of Police in 2009. Chief Johnson has served as Commissioner on the Gulf Regional Planning Commission, Jackson County Emergency Communications District and the Narcotics Task Force of Jackson County.
Chief Kenny Johnson

Matt Chapman, Deputy Chief


Deputy Chief Chapman has worked his way up from a Lieutenant in the traffic division to Interim Captain of Field Services and now holds the title of Deputy Chief.

He attended the U.S. Army Military Police School and graduated from Harrison County Law Enforcement Training Academy. During his time in the military he received two Army achievement metals. Deputy Chief Chapman is also a qualified fire arms instructor and police motorcycle instructor.

Deputy Chief Matt Chapman

Shannon Broom, Director of Special Operations


Captain Broom has been employed with the Pascagoula Police Department since 1992. He has worked as a patrolman and worked his way up to Captain.

He is a graduate of Pascagoula High School and the Harrison County Law Enforcement Training Academy. Captain Broom is also a graduate of the FBI National Academy.
Captain Shannon Broom
Captain Doug Adams

Shannon Massey, Director of Administration


Captain Massey has been with the Pascagoula Police Department for 18 years, and is a proud veteran of the United States Marine Corps.  He is a graduate of the Harrison County Law Enforcement Training Academy. Captain Massey holds a Master of Business Administration from William Carey University. He is also a graduate of the FBI National Academy. 

Captain Massey has earned the Combat Promotion Award and the Combat Action Ribbon and is an Active Shooter and Low Light Shooting Instructor.

Captain Shannon Massey