Vote Matt Haley for Sheriff

Matt Haley brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to the Sheriff's Office, with expertise spanning various divisions. Starting as a correctional officer, he quickly progressed to patrolling Harrison County, establishing valuable relationships within schools and the community. As an administrator over three divisions, Matt gained comprehensive knowledge in purchasing, grants management, budgeting, policy development, and training implementation. Promoted to Administrative Captain under Sheriff Troy Peterson, he worked closely with the Sheriff to make critical decisions for the department's well-being.

Matt's commitment to community service and strong community relations has always remained a priority throughout his career. With his extensive experience, diverse skill set, and unwavering dedication, he is a valuable asset to the Sheriff's Office, ensuring the safety and well-being of Harrison County.


Matt's Proven Experience

Matt resides in Saucier and is married to the former Felicha Hendry. Matt has 2 sons, Jordan and Jayden, along with Daughter-in-law Jenna and 2 granddaughters, June and Julia. (I know, it’s a lot of J’s)

  • Administrative Captain, Harrison County Sheriff’s Office
  • Commander, Coastal Narcotics Enforcement Team
  • Lieutenant, Harrison County Narcotics Division
  • Task Force Agent, United States A.T.F.
  • Task Force Agent, United States A.T.F.
  • Criminal Investigations, Harrison County Sheriff’s Office
  • K-9/Criminal Interdiction Officer, Harrison County Sheriff’s Office
  • Transportation Officer, Harrison County Sheriff’s Office
  • Corrections Officer, Harrison County Adult Detention Center
  • 1997-Present, Harrison County Sheriff’s Office
  • 1997 Graduate of USM Gulf Coast Academy
  • 1993 Graduate of Harrison Central High School


A Minute with Matt