Sergeant Dwayne Cox Retires From the Sheriff’s Office
(Paulding County, GA) On Friday, June 7, 2019, a retirement reception was held in honor of Sergeant Dwayne Cox in the Jail conference room where he was surrounded by his friends, family, and co-workers. Sergeant Cox began his career in law enforcement with the Paulding County Sheriff’s Office on June 4, 2002, and officially retired on June 7, 2019.
When he began his career with the Sheriff’s Office, Sergeant Cox started out as a Jailer in the Detention Center. After a short time in the Detention Center, he was transferred to the Uniform Patrol Division where he became a P.O.S.T. certified Deputy. Sergeant Cox worked in the Uniform Patrol Division for many years before eventually transferring to the Criminal Investigations Division. While in the Criminal Investigations Division, he assumed the coveted title of Detective and worked several high profile cases.
Sergeant Cox finished his career back where it began 17 years prior, in the Jail Division. Sergeant Cox concluded his career as the supervisor of the Inmate Workforce Division where he oversaw the daily operations of the inmates who perform jobs like cutting grass, cleaning trash off of county road right of ways, and cleaning government buildings. Sheriff Gary Gulledge stated, “We will miss Dwayne, I hope he and his family enjoy camping and travel to many of our nations beautiful parks.”
Sergeant Cox’s law enforcement career has spanned over 17 years. During his tenure as a law enforcement officer, he has seen many changes in the profession. We want to wish Sergeant Cox a happy and relaxing retirement. Now he will have plenty of time to enjoy life, spend time with his family, and go camping.