Major Roy Brown
Major Roy Brown joined the Tennessee Highway Patrol in 2000 and was assigned to Shelby County in the Memphis District as a road trooper. During his career, he has received extensive training in criminal interdiction, crash investigation, DUI enforcement, terrorism and intelligence analysis. In 2008, he was promoted to Sergeant, responsible for road enforcement supervision in Fayette County. He held this position until transferring to Nashville in 2011 to serve as the Homeland Security Liaison. In 2012, he transferred to the Special Investigations Bureau and was tasked with assisting in the creation of the Identity Crimes Unit. He worked as a Sergeant in the newly created unit until his promotion to Lieutenant in 2013. Before being promoted to Major in 2019, he was promoted to Captain in the Criminal Investigation Division in 2017.
Major Brown holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Liberty University and is a certified law enforcement instructor, DUI Instructor, a graduate of Northwestern University’s School of Police Staff and Command, and a graduate of the FBI National Academy Session 261.
In addition to his law enforcement experience, he served 24 years in the military and is an honor graduate of the Air Force Operations Intelligence Analyst course at Goodfellow Air Force Base, United States Army’s Military Intelligence Advanced Leader’s course and Distinguished Graduate of the United States Army Military Intelligence Senior Leaders course. He has served in various positions such as the Non-Commissioned Officer in Charge of a squadron intelligence section during combat operations in Iraq, squadron OPSEC officer and squadron Anti-Terrorism and Force Protection Officer.
Major Brown and his wife, Melanie, have two children.