Major Michael Gobble
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Major Michael Gobble commands the Headquarters Bureau. He is responsible for the administration of the Community Resources, Court Services and Detention Divisions. Major Gobble is a 25 year law enforcement veteran. His career began in 1992 with the Copperhill, Tennessee Police Department. Michael Gobble joined the Gilmer County Sheriff’s Office as a patrol deputy in 1997.
During his career with our agency, Major Gobble has served as a patrol deputy, patrol watch commander and commander of the warrants division. He was promoted to captain in January 2013 and assumed command of the newly created Community Resources Division. In May, 2014, Michael Gobble assumed additional duties as commander of the Court Services Division. On April 4, 2016, he was promoted to Major and assumed command of the newly created Headquarters Bureau.
In addition to having command of the Headquarters Bureau, Major Gobble coordinates the C.H.A.M.P.S program which is taught to Gilmer County fifth grade students. He is a certified C.H.A.M.P.S. instructor and actively teaches in the program. Major Gobble is a certified ATV safety instructor and a certified car safety seat technician. Major Gobble is a founding member of the Gilmer County Sheriff’s Office SWAT team and remains a member of the team.
Major Gobble has completed the Georgia State Law Enforcement Professional Management program and holds all three levels of law enforcement supervision training.
Major Gobble was awarded the Gilmer County Sheriff’s Office Combat Award for his actions during an armed suspect call in 2007.
During his career, Major Gobble has completed over 2100 hours of advanced and in-service training.
Major Gobble is a United States Army veteran serving from 1989 to 1992 with the 25th Infantry Division and the Tennessee National Guard as an infantryman and cavalry scout.