Dennis Valone

Lt. Dennis Valone began his career in Public Safety as a Paramedic in 1994.  He spent six years as a charge paramedic and served three years as a Tactical Medic for a Florida Sheriffs Office.

In 2001, Dennis became a full-time Deputy Sheriff with the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office inBradenton,FL.  Dennis served in several assignments to include Uniform Patrol, Canine, Investigator in the Crimes Against Children Unit, and SWAT.  Dennis was also an instructor at the Manatee Technical Institute Criminal Justice Academy in the areas of Investigations and Defensive Tactics

In 2007, Dennis moved his Family to North Georgia and went to work for the Alpharetta Police Department inAlpharetta,GA.  After a brief time in the Uniform Patrol Division, Dennis was assigned to the Training Division to work as the Departments Training Coordinator.  Currently, Dennis is serving as a supervisor in Uniform Patrol, and is a SWAT Team Leader for the North Fulton SWAT Team.  In 2009 Dennis had the opportunity to help develop and implement a new Law Enforcement Academy at Reinhardt University in Alpharetta, GA.

Dennis currently holds instructor certifications in Firearms, Defensive Tactics, Emergency Vehicle Operations, and Emergency Medicine.  Dennis is also a graduate of the Northwestern University School of Police Staff and Command.

Dennis is currently the President of the Georgia Tactical Officers Association.