The Chief Deputy assists the Sheriff in supervising the daily operations of the agency, participates in the planning process for present and future conditions and assists the divisions in attaining agency goals and missions.
Chief Deputy Whitman started his career with the Davidson County Sheriff's Office in 1992 as a Detention Officer. He left to attend Basic Law Enforcement Training at Davidson County Community College. After graduating, he worked for the Lexington Police Department for 5 years and in 1998 returned to the Davidson County Sheriff's Office as a patrol officer. In 2001 he was promoted to Sergeant, then Lieutenant in 2004, Captain in 2007, Major in 2013 and Chief Deputy in 2016.
Chief Deputy Whitman can be reached at (336) 242-2114.