Deputy Chief

Deputy Chief Tommy Keheley

IMG_6348 - CopyDeputy Chief Tommy Keheley is second in command of the Holly Springs Police Department and has overall responsibility for the operation of the department.

Deputy Chief Keheley is assisted in his duties by Lieutenants Casey Barton, Greg Clyburn, Michael Hales, and six sergeants.

Keheley comes to the City with over 45 years of experience in law enforcement and 25 years in the military. Most recently, he worked as an investigator with the Georgia Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) Council, attorney general and governor. From 1970 until 2003, Keheley served with the Cobb County Police Department where he was an operations officer, precinct commander, intelligence unit commander, special operations commander, watch commander and narcotics unit commander. He retired from Cobb County as the Deputy Chief of the Uniform Bureau where he was responsible for five precincts and the special operations unit, which was comprised of over 575 officers.

Throughout his professional career, Keheley has served out nation in the Naval Reserves and Coast Guard, and has served in the Georgia Air National Guard.

In addition to his extensive job experience, Keheley has received formal education from the FBI National Academy, accredited through the University of Virginia, the United States Secret Service Dignitary Protection School, Cobray International Counter Terrorism School, and is a Dive Rescue Specialist through the International Association of Dive Rescue Specialists. He has received over 3,000 hours of POST certified training.