805 Professional Blvd
Dalton, GA 30720
(706) 278-1233




Uniform Patrol

The Uniform Patrol Division is under the command of Captain Rick Swiney. Day to day operations are supervised by Lt. Clay Pangle. The Uniform Patrol Division consists of a group of highly trained, responsive and dedicated officers. The men and women of this division perform the most visible and recognizable functions of the Sheriff's Office.

The primary responsibilities of the Uniform Patrol Division are to provide proactive community patrols, answer calls for service, enforce criminal laws and county ordinances, provide traffic safety enforcement and maintain public peace and safety. Deputies assigned to this division are, quite often, the agency's first line of defense and considered the "backbone" of the agency.

The Uniform Patrol Division is comprised of four teams operating on a 12-hour schedule with continuous 24 hour coverage. Each team consists of a lieutenant, a sergeant and several patrol officers. In addition, there are three Animal Control Officers and eight P.A.C.E. (Pro-Active Criminal Enforcement) Officers assigned to this division.

The Uniform Division Headquarters is located at the Whitfield County Sheriff's Office, 805 Professional Blvd. and may be contacted directly at 706-876-1447.