Lieutenant Anthony Hodgkins
Lieutenant Anthony Hodgkins began his career in law enforcement earlier than most, at the age of eighteen. After graduating from Northeast Georgia Law Enforcement Academy in 2005, he started as a uniform patrol officer with the Union County Sheriff’s Office, later joining their SWAT team as a breacher and shield operator. Lt. Hodgkins served as the agency liaison for the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety regional traffic network and served as a field training officer for incoming officers. In 2012, Lt. Hodgkins joined the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office, serving out of the North Precinct in uniform patrol, but moved to the School Resource Officer unit in 2013. In 2017, Lt. Hodgkins began his post-secondary education journey. He first graduated from Reinhardt University with an Associates of Business Administration. He has recently graduated from the University of North Georgia with a Bachelors in Political Science, and is currently completing his Masters in Public Administration. Before joining the Cumming Police Department, Lt. Hodgkins served in the Office of Professional Standards as an instructor and supervisor. Lt. Hodgkins has served as a sergeant in uniform patrol, provided input for budgets, personnel, fleet and much more since beginning his service with the Cumming Police Department. Lt. Hodgkins has many instructor certifications and supervises other instructors within the agency, with a great understanding of how important proper training is for law enforcement officers. In his recent promotion to Lieutenant, Lt. Hodgkins will be responsible for the uniform patrol division, traffic enforcement unit, tactical operations, training, fleet, equipment and recruiting. Lt. Hodgkins believes that through proper leadership, the Cumming Police Department will continue to progress and provide the utmost professionalism and standards for our community.