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Name: Jimmy Adams
Service Dates: 08-30-1979 to 12-27-2005
26 Years of Dedicated Service


Sr. Sgt. Adams served in the U.S. Army for 6 years and received an Honorable Discharge. He served for over 26 years with the Carrollton Police Department, beginning his career in Law Enforcement as a Patrol Officer in August 1979. He worked in the Traffic Division where he received advanced training: lamp examination; vehicular homicide investigation, and attended other schools which helped in the reconstruction of accidents.

Sr. Sgt. Adams was promoted to the rank of Corporal while in the Traffic Division. He was promoted to the rank of Sergeant and placed in command of a Patrol Shift. He was later transferred to the Criminal Investigation Division where he served until December 2005.

During his employment with the Carrollton Police Department, Sr. Sgt. Adams obtained the following certifications with P.O.S.T. (Peace Officer Standards & Training): Basic Peace Officer Certification (1980); Field Training Officer; P.O.S.T. Instructor Certification. He is a specialized instructor for hazardous materials, chemical agents, and ASP.

Sr. Sgt. Adams has received several awards: Victim's Assistance Program (April, 1998); Spirit Award - Carroll County Employer's Committee (1998); Carrollton Jaycees Outstanding Law Enforcement Officer (1983).

Name: Susan Warren
Service Dates: 01-29-1978 to 02-13-2008
30  Years of Dedicated Service

Officer Susan Warren became a full time police officer with the Carrollton Police Department on January 29, 1978.  During her time as a police officer she received over 700 hours of P.O.S.T. training.  She was transferred to Codes Enforcement on July 1, 1998.  She maintained her police officer certification during her time as a Codes Enforcement Officer.  She retired on February 13, 2008.

Name: Willis Boddie
Service Dates: 05-08-1984 to 01-31-2008
24 Years of Dedicated Service

Master Corporal Willis Boddie joined the Carrollton Police Department on May 8th, 1984. He was promoted to Corporal in 1988, transferred to the Community Oriented Policing Division in 1990 working the Westside Patrol. He fulfilled the requirements for Intermediate Certification in April 1992. He returned to night shift Street Patrol in 1993 as O.I.C. (Officer in Charge). In 1995 he fulfilled the requirements for Supervisory and Advanced Certification achieving Master Corporal status. He returned to the Community Oriented Policing Division in 1998, working foot patrol on Adamson Square. On July 28, 2004, he moved to the Patrol Division’s “B” Shift where he remained until his retirement on January 31, 2009.

Name: Tom Wester
Service Dates: 01-17-1984 to 02-28-2007
23 Years of Dedicated Service

Tom Wester graduated from Carrollton High School in 1965. He has worked for the West Georgia College (SUWG) Police Department(1969), the Treasure Lake Police Department (1969 - 1970) as night shift supervisor; the Bremen Police Department (1970 - 1977) and the Carrollton Police Department beginning in 1984. He attained his EMT School certification in 1970. In 1973 Tom attended the 214th Georgia Police Academy in Atlanta, Ga. In 1976 549th Certification GA Peace Officer. In 1986 He attended the 1st Georgia Police Academy Traffic Accident School. He has earned the U. S. Coast Guard Master Captain License (1995). He is one of the 1st 30 accident reconstructionist in the State and is a founding member of the Carrollton Police SWAT, Traffic and Sniper units.

Name: Mike Bradley
Service Dates: 10-29-1974 to 05-30-2003
29 Years of Dedicated Service

Deputy Chief Mike Bradley retired after nearly 29 years of dedicated service to the Department. He joined the Department in October of 1974. He served the Department in carious capacities beginning with the Patrol Division where he served as Patrol Officer, Corporal and Sergeant. He also led the Criminal Investigation Division as Captain prior to his promotion to Deputy Chief of Police. He continues to serve on the Board of Directors of the Carroll County Rape Crisis Center. He also served on the Human Service Team for Carroll County, the Safe Kids of Georgia in Carroll County and was a member of the Georgia Association of Chiefs of Police and the International Association for Identification. On March 17, 2005 Deputy Chief Mike Bradley was awarded the Medal of Valor for Outstanding Services performed during a shootout where another officer was shot at First Tuesday Mall.

Name: Jane Carroll
Service Dates: 08-11-1975 to 12-31-2001
18 Years of Dedicated Service

Jane began her career with the Police Department in 1975 as the city's first female patrol officer.  She worked her way through the ranks from patrol Sergeant, DUI coordinator for the City, County, and University, departmental training officer, Assistant Chief of Police.  She was an instructor, both locally as well as with the Regional Police Academy.  Jane received her Master's degree from the University of West Georgia in Psychology and held an Assoc. Degree in Criminal Justice.  After service 18 years with the Police Department she was transferred over to City Hall to begin the city's Human Resources Department for (then) 250 employees.

Name: Mike Thomas
Service Dates: 11-29-1976 to 03-09-2001
25 Years of Dedicated Service

Capt. Mike Thomas retired after nearly 25 years of dedicated service to the Department. Capt. Thomas began his police career with the Carrollton Police Department in November of 1976. He served in various capacities ranging from Patrol Officer to Lieutenant of Criminal Investigations for twelve (12) years. In September of 1996 he was promoted to Captain of Uniform Services where he served until his retirement in March 2001. 

Capt. Thomas graduated from the International Association of Chiefs of Police Academy in Colorado Springs, Colorado in November of 1973 and attended numerous job related specialized schools, including a three-week management course. He was a member of the Georgia Association of Chiefs of Police, the Georgia State Intelligence Network, and the Multi-Agency Problem Solving Board. The 2001 Carrollton Police Department Annual Report was dedicated to Capt. Mike Thomas for his dedication and service. On March 17, 2005 Capt. Mike Thomas was awarded the Purple Heard for injuries he received while serving a warrant on July 16, 1979. Capt. Thomas was also awarded the Medal of Valor for Outstanding Services performed during a shootout where another officer was shot at First Tuesday Mall.

Name: Willie North
Service Dates: 07-15-1968 to 12-31-2001
33 Years of Dedicated Service

Officer Willie North joined the Carrollton Police Department on July 15, 1968. After serving the City of Carrollton for over 33 years, Officer North retired in December of 2001. In 1983, Officer North transferred to the Carrollton Fire Department, however, after a short time decided to resume his passion for law enforcement and returned to the City of Carrollton Police Department. Officer North received over 467 hours of training during his career with the Carrollton Police Department. Some areas of his training included Officer Survival, Crisis Intervention, Domestic Violence, Abuse of the Elderly, Hazardous Materials, Firearms, and Accident Investigations. Officer North served this Department in Administrative duties of Fleet Management and supervision of the School Crossing Guards for the City Schools. On February 7, 2005, Officer North was honored by the Carrollton City Council as the City’s first black police officer. On March 17, 2005 Officer Willie North was awarded the Purple Heart for injuries he received during an arrest on January 1, 1974.


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