Chief Boyd is a 25-year veteran of law enforcement, having served in numerous capacities including dispatch, jail, patrol, investigations and administration. He served as police chief for 12 years in Suwanee and Moultrie.
Chief Boyd holds a Bachelor’s and a Master’s Degree in Criminal Justice from Troy State University, and is a graduate of the 162nd Session of the FBI National Academy. He was selected to be a participant in the 11th delegation of the Georgia International Law Enforcement Exchange Program during the summer of 2002 spending two weeks in Israel studying terrorism and law enforcement with the Israeli National Police.
He is active in several professional organizations and is currently Chariman of the Georgia State Law Enforcement Certification Program Joint Review Committee. He also is the Law Enforcement Explorer District Post Commissioner and is on the Gwinnett Technical College Criminal Justice Advisory Board. He is a current member and past President of the Gwinnett County Police Chiefs Association.
Chief Boyd has been married to his wife, Debbie, for 24 years, and they have two children.