Britt Reed, Deputy Chief of Law Enforcement

Deputy Chief Britt Reed supervises the law enforcement divisions of the Sheriff's Office including patrol, criminal investigations, school resource officers, judicial services and civil and criminal warrants.

He joined the Sheriff's Office in 1995 as a patrol deputy. He was promoted to detective four years later. He rose through the ranks as detective sergeant, patrol lieutenant and detective captain until becoming a major in June 2022.

He earned his bachelor's degree in criminal justice administration and his master's degree in criminal justice at MTSU.

Reed completed the Northwestern University Center for Public Safety School of Staff and Command and the FBI LEEDA Leadership Trilogy of Supervisor Leadership Institute, Executive Leadership Institute and Command Leadership Institute

He completed specialized training in crimes against children, homicide and fire investigations, SWAT leadership, tactical operations and FBI LEEDA Supervisor Liability and Terrorism.

Reed is a board member of the Rutherford County Child Advocacy Center.