Police

Chief Lyle Grant

Chief Grant began his Law Enforcement career in 1978 as a Military Policeman assigned to t he Provost Marshals Office in Atlanta, GA. While there, he received specialized training on Questioned documents, burglary and riot control from Clayton County Regional Police Academy. He also served as Honor Guard.

Chief Grant also worked as a patrolman for the Dalton Police Department and as a patrol supervisor for the Adairsville Police Department. Chief Grant worked as a Lieutenant for the Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice where he was responsible for the safety and security of Juvenile offenders and Field Based Investigations. He has been with the Varnell Police Department since 2003. Chief Grant graduated from Dalton High School in 1976, Military Police School in 1978, Los Angeles Community College 1981, Clayton County Regional Police Academy - 1982, north Central Georgia Police Academy – 1985, Dalton College 1989 – 1997, Georgia police Academy - 2000, and Chief Executive Training – 2008.

Lyle has been married to his wife Debra for 30+ years. They have two children, Laura Grant and Sgt. Steven Grant with GA National Guard. They are members of McFarland Hill Baptist Church. Psalm 37:1-4.

Contact Chief Grant: lgrant@cityofvarnell.com

Chief Lyle Grant

Officer Pat Hayes


Sgt Greg Fowler


Officer Ladon West


Officer Chris Johnson


Officer Scott Swilley


Officer Kevin Brooks

A member of Mountain Area Traffic Enforcement Network (MATEN II)

Coordinator: Lt. Gary McConathy
Ft. Oglethorpe PD
900 City Hall Drive
Ft. Oglethorpe, GA 30742
Office: 706 866-2512
Cell: 423 595-4528
Nextel: 148*29*38942 and 155*18524*14
PIN: 400F044F
BB Email: maten2@gohs.ga.gov
Email: fopd105@yahoo.com
Alternate Email: gmcconathy@charter.net

Assistant Coordinator: John J. Wengert
Catoosa County SO
PO Box 909
Ringgold, GA 30736
Office: 706 935-2424 x2541
Fax: 706 965-9096
Cell: 423 595-5804
PIN: 400EEC2D
Email: jweng21635@aol.com

Counties included: Whitfield, Catoosa, Dade, Walker, Murray, Gordon, Bartow, Floyd, Polk, and Chattooga

City of Varnell
P.O. Box C
Varnell, GA 30756
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