Patrol Division

About the Division

The Davidson County Sheriff's Office provides law enforcement services 24 hours a day, every day of the year, to the citizens of Davidson County. The primary provider of this service is the Patrol Division, which places one or more deputies into all areas of the County. These deputies are trained to provide information, assistance, and resolution to problems which may require their attention.

Captain Cory Mann has been employed by the Davidson County Sheriff’s Office since 2001. Captain Mann began his career as a Detention Officer in the Davidson County Jail prior to his assignment with the Patrol Division in 2003. Captain Mann has since worked as a DARE Instructor, Warrant Squad Deputy, Detective, Professional Standards Division Sergeant, and Detective Lieutenant. 

In December 2018, Mann was promoted to Captain by Sheriff Simmons to oversee the Investigations entities at the Davidson County Sheriff’s Office.  In October of 2019 Captain Mann assumed command of the Patrol Division. As the commander of the patrol division Captain Mann oversees the daily operations of the four patrol squads, Animal Control, Crime Prevention Unit and the Traffic and Criminal Enforcement Unit.

Captain Mann has been a member of the Davidson County Sheriff’s Office Special Emergency Response Team (SERT) since 2005 and is currently assigned as the Assistant Commander of that Unit.  Mann is also an Assistant Commander on the Davidson County Sheriff’s Office Honor Guard Unit and has been a member of that unit since 2003.