Ashley Brown - Chief of Police

Ashley Brown was born and raised in Pooler, Ga., leaving temporarily but always returning home. A graduate of Groves High School and Armstrong State University with a degree in Criminal Justice, Brown has proudly served with the Savannah Police Department for the last twenty-four years on various departments such as; Undercover Vice, Homicide, and Patrol. Through hard work and commitment Brown was able to work his way through the ranks to become Captain within the department. During his time as Captain he was in command of patrol precincts as well as a variety of specialized units, such as the End Gun Violence program. Grateful for the opportunity he has been given of coming home to Pooler as our new Chief, Brown states that he is happy to get started on this new adventure and eager to serve his home town.
Phone: 912-748-7333
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Major Jim Ward III - Deputy Chief

Major Ward has been a member of the Pooler Police Department for 10 years. He is a graduate of Armstrong-Atlantic State University and previously served as Federal Officer with the US Customs Service.
Phone: 912-748-7333
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Capt. Craig Bogden - Patrol Commander

Capt. Bogden has been a member of the Pooler Police Department for 13 years. Capt. Bogden is a graduate of The Pennsylvania State University.
Phone: 912-748-7333
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Lt. Randy Lindler - Office of Professional Standards

Lt. Lindler has been in Law Enforcement since 1987, and a member of Pooler Police Department since 1990. Lieutenant Lindler spent 13 of his years in Pooler serving as an investigator.
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Lt. John Schmitt - Criminal Investigation Division Commander

Lt. Schmitt has been a member of the Pooler Police Department since 1996. He has served as a Criminal Investigator for 11 years. Lt. Schmitt has also served as a Task Force Officer with the FBI Southeast Child Exploitation Task Force.
Phone: 912-748-7333
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Lt. Victor Tyson - Traffic Commander

Lt. Tyson has been a member of the Pooler Police Department since 2008. He has been a member of the Traffic Unit since 2010. Lt. Tyson is a graduate of The University of Georgia. Lt. Tyson is certified by the State of Georgia as a certified Accident Reconstruction Specialist, he is also a Drug Recognition Expert as well as an instructor.
Phone: 912-748-7333
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Lt. George Willson - Assistant Patrol Commander

Lt. Wilson has been with the Pooler Police Department for 12 years, with 24 years experience as a law enforcement officer. He is a graduate of the Professional Management Program through Columbus State University.
Phone: 912-748-7333
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City of Pooler, GA | 100 US HW 80, Pooler, GA 31322
(912) 748-7261

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Date of Authorization: 2/13/08