The Office of Professional Standards is responsible for maintaining our State Certification through the Georgia Association of Chiefs of Police. This division is tasked with keeping department and personnel records, monitoring and resolving complaints, internal affairs, hiring and grant writing. Also included in this division is the community relations unit.
Captain Jeff Harris is a native of Fayetteville and a graduate of Fayette County High School in June 1987. He began his 30 year law enforcement career in September 1987 as a Dispatcher / Jailer with the City of Fayetteville Police Department. In January 1990, he attended the Public Safety Training Institute (P.S.T.I.) in Clayton County obtaining his state mandated law enforcement certification. He has risen through the ranks, now serving as Captain over the Office of Professional Standards. Captain Harris has received a number of Community Service Awards and Command Awards. He has also completed the required training leading to the POST Intermediate, Advanced, Supervisory and Management Certifications. In addition, he completed the Professional Management Program through Columbus State University. Captain Harris is an active member of the Georgia Chief’s Association.