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.
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.