Chief of Police Troy Rich
As of July 1, 2014, Chief of Police Troy Rich took over command of the Thomasville Police Department. Chief Rich has been with TPD since 1990. He has gained experience by serving as a patrol officer, narcotics agent, bike team officer, Sergeant: Bike Team Commander, Lieutenant: Watch Commander, Captain: Criminal Investigations Commander and over seven years as assistant chief. Chief Rich holds a Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice from Thomas University, a Master’s degree in Public Administration from Columbus State University, 2002 graduate of the FBI National Academy: 210th Session, and a 2007 graduate of the Georgia Command College: Class 23.