Sheriff names new public information officer

Lt. Brad Edwards 

The Robertson County Sheriff Office’s Lt. Brad Edwards, who has served the department for 11 years, will be assuming the public information officer (PIO) duties with the exit this week of Ryan Martin, who has been named Springfield’s assistant city manager.

Robertson County Sheriff Bill Holt said Edwards will be assuming the primary PIO duties vacated by Martin, whose last day is Friday, Feb. 16.

“We are excited to have Lt. Edwards take on some extra responsibility during this transition.,” said Sheriff Bill Holt.  “He is experienced, educated and very capable of handling these additional duties, and I have the utmost confidence in him.”

Lt. Edwards started his career as a corrections officer before attending the Tennessee Law Enforcement Training Academy and becoming a certified police officer.

He has served as a patrol deputy, a patrol corporal and a training officer with the sheriff’s department.  

Lt. Edwards now serves as the Robertson County Sheriff’s Office’s administrative lieutenant.

He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice and a Masters of Business Administration (M.B.A.).

Lt. Brad Edwards is a member of Grace Baptist Church where he, his wife Jill, daughter Kayla and son Ashton attend.

Sheriff names new PIO 

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