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Mr. Warren Headrick

Mr. Warren Headrick
Associate Professor
Smiddy Resource Center, RM 010


MS Criminal Justice, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, TN, 1993


J. Warren Headrick retired from the Blount County (TN) Sheriff’s Office after 30 years of honorable public safety service. He retired as a captain and served in many capacities throughout his law enforcement career. He was also an instructor for the sheriff’s office, state certified, basic law enforcement training academy.

In 1986, Mr. Headrick attended the Tennessee Law Enforcement Training Academy (TLETA), Basic Police School, in Nashville, TN. In 2003, he attended the prestigious Federal Bureau of Investigation, National Academy (FBI NA), in Quantico, VA, graduating in Session 212th. Mr. Headrick received numerous specialized training in law enforcement during his tenure with the sheriff’s office, to include criminal & narcotic investigations, crime scene management, internal affairs, leadership & management, policy & procedure development, and use of force analysis.

Mr. Headrick also works for the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA), which is an international credentialing authority for public safety agencies. He as an assessor/team leader. This assignment allows him the opportunity to work with law enforcement agencies throughout the United States assessing their management and operations for compliance to selected best practice standards established by CALEA.

FACULTY EXPERTISE: Criminal Justice, Law Enforcement, Criminal Investigations