Meet the Executive Team

Chief Deputy Rhonda Anderson

Chief Deputy Rhonda Anderson is a proud Cobb County native and graduate of Marietta City Public Schools. She holds a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice. She joined the Cobb County Sheriff’s Office in 1983 as its first Black female deputy. Over the course of her law enforcement career, she worked in the Adult Detention Center, Criminal Investigations, Field Operations, and the work release program.

As Chief Deputy, Anderson oversees the Adult Detention Center and the chaplain program.

Anderson is a mother of four, a grandmother of four, and is active in the Cobb County civic community. Every Sunday, you can find her at Turner Chapel A.M.E. in Marietta where she is a lifelong member and currently serves on the usher board and volunteer ministry.

David Jones

Mr. David Jones is the Chief of Staff and oversees the department heads of Support Services, Communications, Community Affairs, Information Technology, Project Management, and Contracts.

His executive skills include project management, budget supervision, strategic planning, business development, proposals and bidding, marketing strategy, and leadership/team building.

He holds an undergraduate degree in management from Kennesaw State University, a master’s degree from Georgia Tech in Global Business, and an international certification in business from Beijing University.

He is a board member of the Boys & Girls Club of North Metro Atlanta and the president of the Marietta City Schools Advisory Board and Marietta Mentoring for Leadership.

Before joining the sheriff’s office, Jones served as Director of Fixed Assets Advisory Services for Kroll, a business consulting and services company.

Major Larry White

Major Larry White serves as the adjutant to Sheriff Owens, overseeing special projects and initiatives at the direction of the sheriff. Prior to joining the Cobb County Sheriff’s Office, Major White spent 22 years with the Cobb County Police Department.

During his tenure there, Major White operated in several different capacities including Uniform Patrol, Homicide Detective, Field Training Officer, Property Crimes Detective Supervisor, Rangers Unit, and Community Affairs Supervisor. Additionally, he was a member of the Cobb County Police Athletic League for eight years.

Major White is a proud graduate of Georgia Southern University where he earned a Bachelor of
Science Degree in Political Science.

The Cobb County Sheriff’s Office is committed to giving the most professional, fair, and impartial law enforcement and detention operations possible while ensuring accountability, respect, and community-oriented partnership.

As a part of our continuing efforts to achieve operational excellence, the Cobb County Sheriff's Office is currently seeking accreditation by CALEA, the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies. CALEA officials would like to hear from the public regarding how our agency is operating within the community. Please follow this link to provide Public Comment on the CALEA website:

Accreditation Public Comment Portal

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