Captain Tyler Hooks

Captain Tyler Hooks

Captain Tyler Hooks is currently the commander of the Criminal Investigations Division at the Rockdale County Sheriff’s Office (RCSO). Before his present position, he served as the commander of the Uniform Patrol Division. He was promoted to the rank of Captain on October 30, 2021.

Captain Hooks knew he wanted to be in law enforcement at an early age. Following his high school graduation at Heritage High School in Rockdale County, he enrolled in the criminal justice bachelor’s program at Valdosta State University. His official law enforcement career began with the Rockdale County Sheriff’s Office on February 16, 2004, as a Detention Deputy. In March 2006, he became a certified deputy and was assigned to the Uniform Patrol Division as a patrol deputy.

In 2007, Captain Hooks completed the Columbus State University Professional Management Program and received a certificate in criminal justice. With the knowledge gained, he was able to apply his skills and was named Deputy of the year for the Uniform Patrol Division in 2008. During his time in Uniform Patrol Division, Captain Hooks was a member of the Rockdale County Sheriff’s Office S.W.A.T. Team, the R.C.S.O. Dive Team, the crime suppression unit, and became a traffic accident reconstructionist. In October 2010, Captain Hooks was promoted to Investigator and was assigned to the Criminal Investigations Division. In August 2011, he was assigned to Task Force Group II with the Drug Enforcement Administration. As a member of Task Force Group II, Captain Hooks investigated domestic and international drug trafficking organizations.


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