Shiflett began his career with the Floyd County Police Department in
1974 as a Patrol Officer. After serving two years in the patrol
division he was given the opportunity to investigate Narcotic Cases for
approximately twenty years. During this twenty year period he
served as the Assistant Commander and Commander of the Multi-Agency
Drug Task Force. Served as a Sergeant in the Criminal
Investigation and Juvenile Division. In 1994, he was promoted to
Assistant Chief. In 2004 he was appointed Chief of Police.
Responsible for managing, directing and coordinating the activities of
all police services and departmental operations, while exercising
responsibility for enforcement of state and local laws relating to
public safety and welfare.
Lieutenant Whitener began his career in 1973 as a patrol officer.
In 1977, he was promoted to Sergeant and assigned to the Criminal
Investigation Division. He served as an Investigator for eight
years and during that period also filled in as a Patrol supervisor from
time to time. In 1985, he was transferred to the Rome/Floyd
Metro Drug Task Force where he worked as a Sergeant Investigator until
1989. In 1989 he served one year as the Task Force Commander. In
1990 he was promoted to Lieutenant and assigned to the administrative
division. He is presently the Director of Training, Internal
Affairs, and the Hiring and Promotion process. He also assists with the
day to day operations. Lt. Whitener graduated from Floyd
College with an associate degree in Criminal Justice and from Berry
College with a bachelor's degree in Interdisciplinary Studies with
emphasis in Criminal Justice, Sociology, and Psychology. He is
also a graduate of the F.B.I. National Academy and has over 3,000 hours
of training in law enforcement courses.
Wallace joined Floyd County Police Department in 1980. During his
career, Major Wallace has worked in all Departmental Divisions and is
currently the Department’s Chief Investigator over the Criminal
Investigation Division. Major Wallace holds an Associate’s Degree in
Criminal Justice, a Bachelor’s Degree in Organizational Management,
and a Masters Degree in Public Administration. He is also a
graduate of the 205th Session of the FBI National Academy, a member of
the 17th Delegation of the Georgia International Law Enforcement
Exchange (GILEE) Program in Israel, and a member of the Rome Noon
Ewing began his career with the Floyd County Police in 1987. Major
Ewing has served at all supervision levels within the Patrol Division
and is currently the Commander of the Patrol Division.Major Ewing is also the Commander of the Rome/Floyd SWAT and Northwest Georgia Emergency Response (EOD) Unit.
Blalock joined the Floyd County Police in 1996. During his career,
Captain Blalock has worked for the Rome/Floyd Metro Drug Task Force,
worked as an Investigator, Patrol Supervisor, and supervised the
Selective Enforcement Unit. Currently Captain Blalock serves as the
Executive Officer under Chief Shiflett. Captain Blalock's duties
include management of the Department's budget, management of grants,
and assisting Chief Shiflett with the day-to-day operations of the
Department. Captain Blalock has a Bachelor's Degree in Business
Administration and a Master's Degree in Public Administration.