The Division of Professional Development conducts training in general and specialized areas in addition to conducting new hire assessments, internal affairs investigations, promotional assessment
labs, and maintaining certification and accreditation files. The division also maintains Bobby Pearson, Captainand revises policy and procedure manuals.  Staff  assist other agencies and regional academies in co
nducting annual in-service training.

The Division of Professional Development is overseen by Captain Bobby Pearson.  To contact the Professional Development Division call (706) 314-0706

Employment Information

The new hire process for the Sheriff’s Office is initiated through the Floyd County Government Department of  Human Resources.  You may click the picture of the position notification below for general information about our entry level positions.  For more detailed information about how to apply for positions at the Sheriff’s Office, visit the Floyd County Governement website (link below):

Click here for the county’s website:


Also, for your convenience, below is a link to download an application to begin your process.

  • Employment Application
    *In addition to a completed application, you will be required to provide copies of the following documentation:

    • High School Diploma or GED
    • Certified Birth Certificate (see application for additional options)
    • Military Form DD-214
    • Driver’s History (7 years)
    • Official documentation of scores for ONE of the following test instruments taken within the past five-years (a link to the test’s official website is provided):

Commendation/ Complaint Information

Below is a pamphlet that explains how you can commend our staff or file a formal complaint .  The FCSO prides itself on quality service and transparency.  Please help us better serve Rome/ Floyd County!