Commander Edwards began his career with the Cobb County Sheriff’s Office in 1998. Since that time, he has worked in every division and has held every rank preceding his most recent appointment to Commander in Jail Administration in 2019.
Prior to his career in law enforcement, Commander Edwards served 8 years in the United States Army where he received numerous awards and commendations throughout his service. He is a veteran of the Persian Gulf War and is a lifetime member of the VFW.
Commander Edwards grew up in North Alabama where he graduated from Kate Duncan Smith DAR School in 1990. He later earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice from Columbia Southern University.
Outside of his work, Commander Edwards enjoys fishing, target shooting and spending time with his family. He has been married for more than 2 decades to his wife Alicia, they have three sons and a grandson.