The Uniform Division is commanded by Captain David Knight. As Commander of the Uniform Division, Captain Knight is responsible for the efficient operation of the Patrol Division, Warrant Division, Court Services, and the School Resource Officer.
It is the responsibility of the Lamar County Sheriff's Office Uniform Patrol Division to respond to all calls for law enforcement service within the unincorporated areas of Lamar County and assist within the City of Milner. The Uniform Division is by far the largest and most visible component of the Lamar County Sheriff's Office. When not responding to calls for service, officers of the Uniform Patrol Division aggressively enforce the traffic laws of the State of Georgia and patrol the area to ensure the safety of the citizens in the county.
Uniform Patrol Division Captain David Knight, Commander
Captain Knight is a native of Thomaston, Georgia. After Graduating R.E. Lee High School in 1984, Captain Knight joined the United States Army and was assigned to the 82nd Airborne Division. Captain Knight began his law enforcement career at the Spalding County Sheriffs Office where he was assigned to the Uniform Patrol Division for 25 years. Captain Knight served 18 years as a Shift Commander. Captain Knight has accumulated over 2000 hours in training. Captain Knight currently resides in Griffin with his wife of 22 years and his 19 year old son. The Knight's are members of Devotie Baptist Church in Griffin where he serves as a Deacon.
The Warrant/Civil Division of the Lamar County Sheriff's Office is staffed by three full-time employees. This division is responsible for the processing and execution of criminal arrest warrants, preparation and service of civil processes and inmate transports. Additional duties often include funeral escorts and execution of court orders including the completion of Evictions, Writs of Possession and the collection of other judgments issued by the courts.
Brad White, Sheriff Lamar County Sheriff's Office 121 Roberta Drive, Barnesville, GA 30204 770/358-5159