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GHSO Names Craig Hamilton as New East TN Law Enforcement Liaison

Thursday, June 15, 2006 | 07:00pm

Nashville, Tenn. – The Tennessee Department of Transportation’s Governor’s Highway Safety Office (GHSO) has a new east Tennessee law enforcement liaison. GHSO Director Kendell Poole announced today that Craig Hamilton will serve the East Tennessee region. There are four regional law enforcement liaisons and one program manager in Tennessee working with the GHSO.

Poole said, “Craig brings more than sixteen years of law enforcement expertise to his new position. That will prove critical toward helping reduce highway fatalities and injuries in Tennessee.”

The GHSO coordinates activities and initiatives relating to the human behavioral aspects of highway safety with law enforcement, judicial personnel and community advocates.

Hamilton stated, “I am excited about working with law enforcement across our great state of Tennessee. I am dedicated to partnering with highway safety advocates to save lives on our roadways.”

Previously, Hamilton was the Director of the Law Enforcement Training Academy at Cleveland State Community College where he improved the basic academy program by enhancing instructor development. While there he was elected the President of the Tennessee Law Enforcement Training Officers Association. Before this directorship, he was a law enforcement officer for fifteen years.

Hamilton has a Master’s degree in Criminal Justice from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. He also graduated from the Tennessee Law Enforcement Training Academy. He is married with two children.

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