Experience

My experience with law enforcement includes 40 total years’ service to Newnan and Coweta County, 17 years with Newnan Police Department and 23 years with Coweta County Sheriff’s Office. I will stress to all the Deputies the importance of treating everyone with respect because you gain respect by giving it first.

Experience with Newnan Police and Coweta Sheriff's Office
Experience with Newnan Police and Coweta Sheriff's Office

While at Newnan Police I worked:

  • Patrol,
  • Desk Sergeant and
  • Detective Sergeant with NPD.
Now at the Coweta Sheriff's Office I worked:
  • Investigations,
  • School Resource,
  • Training,
  • Jail and
  • Courts with the Sheriff's Office.
While obtaining the ranks:
  • Investigator,
  • Sergeant,
  • Lieutenant,
  • Captain,
  • Major/Jail Administrator,
  • Lt. Colonel/Chief Deputy, and
  • currently Interim Sheriff.
My POST Certifications:
  • Certified Peace Officer,
  • Certified Jailer,
  • Certified Communications Officer and
  • Certified Radar Operator.
Certifications and Training

I hold Instructor certifications with Georgia Peace Officer Standards and Training Counsel in the following subjects:

  • Sr. Instructor Status,
  • General Instructor.
  • Firearms Instructor,
  • Speed Detection (Radar) Instructor and
  • Emergency Medical (CPR)

I have received over 3000 hours of training while serving here, among that training was
  • Hostage Negotiations by the FBI,
  • Internal Affairs Investigations,
  • Forensic Hypnosis for Investigations,
  • Computerized Voice Stress Analysis Examiner,
  • De-escalation,
  • Use of Force,
  • Criminal Psychological Profiling,
  • Criminal Investigations,
  • School Resource Officer Certification,
  • Public Relations,
  • Elder Abuse,
  • Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children,
  • Ethics and Professionalism,
  • Active Shooter Response,
  • Field Sobriety Instructor and numerous others.
Honors Received
Honors Received
  • Jaycees Investigator of the Year award,
  • Life-Saver award,
  • letter of commendation from District Attorney Peter Skandalakis, and
  • Optimist Club recognized our School Resource Unit with Respect for Law week.
I served on the Status Committee for Drug Court, DUI Court and Veteran Court. I served as President for the Georgia Association School Resource Officer. Community Service
  • I served on the Board of Directors of the Newnan Pony League as well as coached Pony League Teams for several Years.
  • I coached Recreation Basketball and
  • White Oak Soccer Teams also.
I am very active in Bethlehem Baptist Church where I serve as a Sunday School Teacher, Choir Member and a Deacon.