Captain B. Hicks - Special operations division
Captain Breylan Hicks joined the South Fulton Police Department at its inception on March 26, 2018. He has served as a law enforcement officer for more than twenty six years in various capacities and has promoted through the ranks to the rank of Captain. Currently, he serves as one of the Commanders of the Special Operations Division where he manages the following units: Narcotics, Gangs, Asset Forfeiture, K-9, and SWAT.
Captain Hicks began his law enforcement career as a Correctional Officer in 1993 with the Georgia Department of Corrections where he was responsible for supervising 130+ inmates. Captain Hicks then joined the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) Police Department and held various supervisory roles to include Special Operations Response Team (SORT) Assistant Team Leader. In this role, he was responsible for all tactical operations that required an emergency response within the train or bus system.
In 1998, Captain Hicks continued his law enforcement career with the Fulton County Police Department. Captain Hicks was promoted through the ranks and achieved the rank of Commander over the Special Operations Division. Within this role, Captain Hicks had oversight over planning, implementation and management of all tactical operations to include the following units: Crime Suppression, Narcotics, Traffic, Crime Analysis, Aviation and SWAT. Captain Hicks was also responsible for ensuring proper grant spending for equipment obtained through the Urban Area Security Initiative (UASI) Grant.
Captain Hicks is a graduate of West Georgia College with a Bachelors Degree in Criminal Justice. He is a certified instructor (General, SWAT, Firearms, Chemical Agents, Shotgun, Field Training Officer) and has obtained over 3,800 hours of advanced Georgia POST related training throughout his career.