Deputy Chief Mark Amerman
Deputy Chief Mark Amerman served six years in the U.S. Army Military Police Corps before beginning his career in 1994 with the Henry County Police Department. In 1996, he joined the TAC Unit as a K-9 Officer. He was promoted to Sergeant in the TAC Unit in 2000 and transferred to the Narcotics Division in 2003. Amerman was promoted to Lieutenant and assigned to the Uniform Patrol Division in 2006. During this assignment, he served as Commander of Special Operations which consisted of the COPS, Traffic, HEAT, Motors, K-9 and Gang Units. Amerman remained in Special Operations until his appointment to the rank of Major over the Uniform Patrol Division in 2010. As Major, he served as the Commander of the Uniform Patrol Division and the Support Services Division. On June 18, 2014, Mark Amerman was appointed to the Office of the Deputy Chief of Police.
Deputy Chief Amerman is Georgia P.O.S.T. Instructor Certified, a graduate of Georgia SWAT School, and the U.S. Army SWAT and Counter Sniper Schools. In 2009, Deputy Chief Amerman graduated from the FBI National Academy in Quantico, Virginia. In July 2013, Deputy Chief Amerman successfully completed a 400 hour Georgia Law Enforcement Professional Management/Supervision Program at the Georgia Law Enforcement Command College.