Dale A. Holmes has served faithfully in building God’s Kingdom as a member of the Church for over 15 years. He is the Chief Deputy at Rockdale County Sheriff’s Office and his law enforcement career has been highlighted with many outstanding accomplishments and achievements. He began his career in law enforcement 34 years ago and for this he is known as a dedicated man who rose through the ranks and always showed professionalism. Holmes has not only been recognized internally for his service, but with due diligence and perseverance as he transitioned from the street patrol to directing and leading law enforcement personnel, and eventually executive management. With his extensive experience in all aspects of policing he is an an asset to the RCSO and in the Church has consistently served as the Security Director always implementing processes to keep the stakeholders of the Church safe. Community service remains at the forefront of Holmes’ vision and the description of Servant Leader really fits well as it relates to his vision. Truly presenting himself as a watchman in the Kingdom Dale humbly accepts all aspect s of the term.

Dale Holmes is married to Sabrina Holmes and has two children Devon (29) and Arrielle (18). Dale sacrifices much in providing for family as he has been grounded in positive family teachings given by his parents and grandparents.

EDUCATION AND CREDENTIALS

M.S., (education), Central Michigan University, 2010

FBI National Academy 2007

B.S., Tuskegee University 1986

BRIEF SYNOPSIS OF WORK HISTORY

2017-PRESENT- CHIEF DEPUTY- ROCKDALE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE

2012- ASSIGNED AS UNIFORM DIVISION COMMANDER

2009- PROMOTED TO ASSISTANT CHIEF OF POLICE (INVESTIGATIONS,

SUPPORT SERVICES DIVISIONS.)

2006- MANAGED 86 SWORN & 195 NON-SWORN PERSONNEL

2006- PROMOTED TO DEPUTY CHIEF OF THE SPECIAL OPS. DIVISION

2003- RECEIVED P.O.S.T. MANAGEMENT CERTIFICATION

2001-2006: MANAGED NARCOTICS SEIZURE & AWARDED SEIZURE

ACCOUNTS ALONG WITH INVESTIGATIVE FUNDS ACCOUNTS AND HIDTA GRANT

FUNDING

2004- RANKED #6 ON CAPTAIN’S PROMOTIONAL EXAM

2003-PRESENTED DEPARTMENTAL CULTURAL DIVERSITY FORUM WHICH

INCLUDED COMMUNITY LEADERS

1998- RECEIVED P.O.S.T. SUPERVISORY CERTIFICATION

1997- RANKED #1 ON SERGEANTS PROMOTIONAL EXAM

1995- NORTH DEKALB ROTARY CLUB DETECTIVE OF THE YEAR HONOR

1995- DEKALB POLICE DETECTIVE OF THE YEAR HONOR

Highlights for Dale Holmes’s Law Enforcement Career