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Paulding County's population has increased 14.96% since 2017 when Chad Hunton started serving as the Chief Deputy. In that same time, complaints to the Sheriff's Office have dropped 35.39%.

Chad's Timeline of Service

Like many deputies who serve Paulding County, Chad has risen through the ranks in the Paulding County Sheriff's Office:


Started with the Sheriff's Office as a jailer


Moved to Uniform Patrol Division / Crime Suppression Unit


Promoted to Sergeant of the Uniform Patrol Division


Transferred to Training Division


Promoted to Lieutenant and appointed Director of Training


Promoted to Captain; appointed Warrants / Civil Division Commander


Promoted to Major; appointed as Jail Administrator


Promoted to Lt. Colonel; appointed as Chief Administrator


Promoted to Colonel; appointed Chief Deputy

The Sheriff's Office places importance on having a work environment that supports the mission of keeping Paulding safe. Chief Deputy Hunton has been serving since 1997.

About Chad Hunton

Chad Hunton is a dedicated public servant for the people of Paulding County. He's risen through the ranks to the Paulding County Sheriff's Office Chief Deputy. A proud veteran of the United States Marine Corps Reserves, Chad brings to our community the discipline, leadership, and unwavering commitment he honed as a Corporal. Beyond the badge, he's a pioneer of community initiatives like the Safety Cadets Program and mental health services, reflecting his belief in proactive, compassionate law enforcement.

Chad Hunton for Sheriff

PO Box 72, Dallas, GA 30132

(470) 594-4363

[email protected]