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.
The Patrol Division is directed by Captain Kevin Johnson, who has been employed with the Sheriff's Office since 1995. Captain Johnson started his career in the Detention Center and in 1998 he was promoted to Patrol Deputy. Captain Johnson served as a Patrol Deputy for 2 years and then was promoted to Detective. In 2005 he was promoted to Detective Sergeant and in 2007 he was promoted to Detective Lieutenant. In early 2016, Captain Johnson was promoted to his current assignment in the Patrol Division.