Welcome, New and Returning Deputies

Sheriff Tim Pounds and staff would like to welcome the following deputies to the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office:

  • Dep. Gregory Carpenter: returning DCSO Deputy and will be going to our Transports Division.
  • Dep. Timothy Calhoun: previous Law Enforcement experience with DeKalb County and will be going to our Court Services Division.
  • Dep. Jay Smith: previous Law Enforcement experience with Douglasville PD and will be going to our Patrol Division.

If you or anyone you know would like to join our ranks, please visit our employment page for more details.

Congratulations, New Deputies!

Sheriff Tim Pounds and staff would like to congratulate our two newest mandate graduates: Dep. Seth Iversen and Dep. Khaleem RaJahn. Dep.Iversen was awarded the distinguished scholar award, and we commend him on his achievement. We are always looking for excellent men and women to join the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office. If you or someone you know would like to apply, please check out our employment page.

Congratulations, Sgt. Hayes!

Sheriff Tim Pounds and staff would like to congratulate Investigator Jay Hayes on his recent promotion to Investigative Sergeant. He has over 16 years of experience with the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office, and will continue to work with our Crimes Against Persons Unit in the Criminal Investigations Division.

 

Employees of the Month: October, 2020


The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office would like to recognize the Employees of the Month for October 2020. They are Sr. Deputy Andre French from the Division 280 – Patrol Division and Deputy Jordan Thackston from Division 281 – Courthouse Security. Each month, the Command Staff reviews nominations submitted to them by co-workers, supervisors, and the public, before voting on their selection. The winners are selected for performance that is considered above and beyond what is expected of them, and their contribution to the agency and the community. The winners are awarded one day off with pay, a letter of recognition, and use of a conveniently located parking spot at the office. Nancy’s Pizza of Douglasville also recognizes their hard work by providing the winners with a free pizza of their choice.

Welcome Back, Dep. Myers

Sheriff Tim Pounds and staff would like to welcome back Dep. Myers after a brief absence. He will be back on the roads later this week.

 

Congratulations, Sgt. Fredenburg!

Sheriff Tim Pounds and staff would like to congratulate Dep. Fredenburg on his recent promotion to Sergeant. He has over twenty-four years of experience with the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office and will be working with our jail staff.

Welcome, Deputies!

Sheriff Tim Pounds and staff would like to congratulate Deputies John Pearson and Patrick Poston. Both have worked either with or for the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office in the past. Deputy Pearson retired from the DCSO, and will work Courthouse Security after he completes FTO. Deputy Poston was previously with the Douglasville Police Department’s half of our FIND Unit before transferring to the MARTA PD. We’re glad to have them back!

New Hires, Promotion, and Returning Faces

Sheriff Tim Pounds and staff would like to welcome and congratulate the following personnel:

  • Lt. Dukes on his promotion from Investigator to Lieutenant. He will be working in the jail as a shift supervisor having already served as a shift sergeant prior to being an Investigator.
  • Sgt. Clark left us a few months ago to join the new Douglas County School System Police Department, and was deputized by Sheriff Pounds.
  • Dep. Amdal on his return to the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office. He will be on patrol once again after a short training period.
  • Jailer Dodd is a familiar face, in a good way, and joins us as a Jailer.
  • Jailer McDonald is new to law enforcement. He is pursuing a life-long goal of being a law enforcement officer, and we are happy to have him.
  • Dispatcher Worsham is another fresh face, and will be working in Radio.

Congratulations, New Deputies

Sheriff Tim Pounds and staff would like to congratulate our two newest deputies: Eduardo Mora and Justin Roberts. Both have been with us for the past few years serving as Jailers. We’re especially proud of Deputy Roberts who earned the top academic award.

Congratulations, Deputy Curtis

Sheriff Tim Pounds and staff would like to congratulate Deputy Paul Curtis on his recent graduation from Mandate. He started with the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Jail Division last December, and graduated Mandate on July 31, 2020. The US Air Force Reserves had to “borrow” him for a few weeks after his graduation, and we appreciate his military service. Becoming a law enforcement officer has been a life-long goal for Deputy Curtis, and we hope to have him with us for many years to come.

Congratulations, Deputy Jenkins!

Sheriff Tim Pounds and staff would like to congratulate Deputy Jamisen Jenkins on her recent graduation from mandate. She was awarded the Distinguished Student Award for academic excellence. Dep. Jenkins is a familiar face to the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office having interned with the Evidence Division last summer. She was then hired as a jailer before going through mandate. If you or anyone you know is interested in a career in law enforcement, please make sure to check out our employment page!

Happy Retirement, Sgt. Hambrick

Sheriff Tim Pounds and staff would like to congratulate Sgt. Jesse Hambrick on his retirement. During his 20-year career with us, Sgt. Hambrick was assigned to the Criminal Investigations Division before moving to the SCOPE Division. He was supervisor over our School Resource Officers and was also involved in the Beyond Scared Straight program. For the last few years, Sgt. Hambrick has also been our Public Information Officer. His willingness to speak to the public about the dangers of drugs and the pitfalls of social media will be missed. We wish him well on his next endeavor.

New Hires: July 14, 2020

Sheriff Tim Pounds and staff would like to welcome the two newest additions to the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office: Jailer Mason Bell and Deputy Sheriff Recruit Seth Iverson. If you are interested in joining our staff, please check out our employment page.

July Promotions

Sheriff Tim Pounds and staff would like to congratulate the following personnel on their recent promotions:

  • Lt. Colonel T. Pounds: Admin
  • Captain L. Deese: Jail
  • First Lieutenant K. Hayes: Jail
  • Lieutenant T. Wilson: SCOPE
  • Lieutenant T. VandeZande: Admin
  • Sgt. S. Arnold: Personnel

Swearing In: 04-09-2020

Sheriff Tim Pounds and staff would like to welcome the following jailers to the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office: Off. Molly Mooney and Off. Robert Lee. Although we are living in challenging times, the Sheriff’s Office and its employees are considered essential. As such, we are continuing to hire new staff both for the Jail Division as well as Patrol. Anyone interested in applying for a position with the Sheriff’s Office is encouraged to visit our Employment page for details on how to apply as well as information on the hiring process.