David Cody, MAJOR

Major David Cody is the Assistant Field and Support Operational Commander of the Field Uniform and Special Investigations Unit, responsible for the agency’s K9, SWAT, Narcotics, Vice, Gangs, and Fugitives Sections along with the Civil Unit and Warrant Unit. He has served with the Henry County Sheriff’s Office (HCSO) for 28 years. Joining the HCSO in 1995, he has worked in Jail Operations, Court Operations, Field Operations, School Resource Officers Unit, and Training Unit. Major Cody has also served as the Sheriff’s Office Range Master and S.W.A.T. Commander. Major Cody holds several instructor Certificates including Active Shooter Instructor (F.L.E.T.C.), Field Training Officer Certification, EVOC Driver Instructor, Health and Wellness Instructor, Electronic Immobilization Training Instructor, Crisis Intervention Team Instructor, Defensive Tactics Instructor, Firearms Instructor, Expandable Baton Instructor, and CQB instructor. In 2021, Major Cody was assigned to the Special Investigations Unit and helped further the HCSO’s collaboration with local, state, and federal partners to combat violent crimes. He has been involved in several large-scale, multi-agency investigations resulting in large seizures of drugs, guns, and violent offenders. Major Cody has also helped coordinate the HCSO’s response to many high-profile events across the county and state.