Darren Newton, CAPTAIN

Captain Darren Newton joined the Henry County Sheriff’s Office in January 2021. He began his law enforcement career at DeKalb County Police Department where he retired as a Captain with 30 years of service. During his career at DeKalb County Police Department, his experiences throughout the Department included Uniform Division, Special Investigations Division, Criminal Investigations Division, Aide to the Director of Public Safety, Special Operations Division and Assistant Commander of Internal Affairs. He continued his law enforcement career at Lithonia Police Department, where he was assigned to Internal Affairs and later appointed Interim Chief of Police. Captain Newton has received various accolades during his career. Captain Newton attended Louisiana State University where he studied Criminal Justice. Also, Captain Newton retired from the United States Coast Guard Reserves (Department of Homeland Security) with 30 years of active and reserve services. As a Special Agent his assignments included Protective Services, Criminal Investigations, and Internal Affairs.