Office of the Deputy Chief
Deputy Chief Stoney Mathis was appointed to Deputy Chief on November 1, 2010. Deputy Chief Mathis joined the force as a patrol officer in 1995. He rose through the ranks as a Narcotics Investigator and Narcotics Sergeant. In 2002, he was promoted to Captain of the Narcotics Division. In November, 2005, Mathis was promoted to Major and commanded the Uniform Patrol Division until his current appointment.
Deputy Chief Stoney Mathis earned a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Criminal Justice from Cameron University in Lawton, Oklahoma, in 1992. In addition, he is a 2004 graduate of the DEA Drug Unit Commander Academy in Quantico, Virginia, and a 2007 graduate of the University of Louisville Southern Police Institute. In 2010, Deputy Chief Mathis completed the Executive Chiefs Training Program.
In May of 2011, he received his Command College Certificate from Columbus State University. Deputy Chief Mathis earned his Masters Degree in Public Administration from Columbus State University in 2011.
- HCPD Leadership Award - 2000
- HCPD Command Staff Award - 2005
- NAACP Officer of the Year Award - 2007
- HCPD Award of Excellence - 2008
Last updated: Wednesday July 25 2012