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Chief's Office

Chief Tim Cox

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Cobb Police Chief Tim Cox

Chief Tim Cox

Chief Cox has been a Cobb County resident for over 50 years and graduated from Marietta Christian High School in Marietta, Georgia in 1981. He attended Kennesaw College and began his career with the Cobb County Police Department in 1985.

During Chief Cox's tenure with the Cobb County Police Department, he has served assignments in the Uniform Patrol Division and the Special Operations Division as an officer, sergeant, and lieutenant. He has also served as the Adjutant to the Police Chief and two Deputy Police Chiefs and the commander of the Administrative Division of the department.

Prior to his assignment as Chief, he served as a commander of Precinct 4, Precinct 5 and the Organized Crime Unit. In 2013, he was promoted to the rank of Deputy Chief of Police and assigned to the Support Operations Division. In 2019, Cox was promoted to Chief of Police.

Deputy Chief Stuart VanHoozer

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Deputy Chief Stuart VanHoozer

Deputy Chief Stuart VanHoozer

Deputy Chief VanHoozer began his law enforcement career with the Cobb County Police Department in February of 1990 as a uniform patrol officer at Precinct Three. He has since served in various capacities to include Field Training Officer, Patrol sergeant and lieutenant, Narcotics sergeant and lieutenant, Internal Affairs lieutenant and commander, Adjutant to the Chief of Police, Executive Officer to the Director of Public Safety, and commander of precincts 5, 3, and 2. Deputy Chief VanHoozer earned a Bachelor of Science in Public and Social Services/Criminal Justice from Kennesaw State University in 1998. He is also a graduate of the 233rd session of the FBI National Academy.

Deputy Chief Jeff Adcock

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Deputy Chief Jeff Adcock

Deputy Chief Jeff Adcock

Deputy Chief Adcock has been a Cobb County Police Officer for 26 years. He has served in various capacities to include Uniform Patrol, Field  Training Officer, Patrol Supervision, SWAT, Special Operations, Training, Adjutant to the Chief of Police and as a the Precinct II and III Commander. Deputy Chief Adcock earned a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice from Georgia Southern University and a Master of Public Administration from Columbus State University through the Georgia Law Enforcement Command College.    He is a graduate of the 245th Session of the FBI National Academy.

Deputy Chief Scott Hamilton

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Deputy Chief Hamilton

Deputy Chief Scott Hamilton

Deputy Chief Hamilton began his Law Enforcement Career with the Cobb County Police Department in November of 1995 as a uniform patrol officer at Precinct Three. During his tenure with CCPD he has been afforded the opportunity to serve in several assignments. He served as an Officer and Sergeant on the DUI Task Force. He served as an Corporal on the MCS Cobra Narcotics Team.  He Served as a Sergeant in the DPS Training Unit. He served as a Sergeant and Lieutenant in the Criminal Investigations Unit. He served as the Special Operations Commander which he managed Traffic Services, K-9 unit, DUI TF, Mobile Field Force, EOD, DIVE Team, TFO, Honor Guard, and Special Events. Deputy Chief Hamilton earned a Bachelor of Science in Health/Physical Education from University of The Cumberlands (Williamsburg KY) and a Master of Science in Criminal Justice with a concentration in Critical Incident Management from Saint Leo University. He is a 2018 graduate of the Northwestern University Center for Public Safety School of Police and Command.