Major David Pace is a lifelong Paulding County resident. He graduated from Paulding County High School in 1989 and still lives in the county today. He is a proud Paulding County resident and is proud to serve the community where he grew up. Other than a short time working in the Jail, Major Pace has spent his entire career in the Uniform Patrol Division.
Paulding County Service
Major Pace began his career in law enforcement with the Paulding County Sheriff's Office in December of 1993. Like most everyone that works for the Paulding County Sheriff's Office, Major Pace started in the Jail where he quickly obtained the rank of Sergeant. In May of 1996 Major Pace graduated from the North Central Georgia Law Enforcement Academy. Upon completion of the basic mandate training and obtaining his P.O.S.T. certification, he subsequently transferred to the Uniform Patrol Division.
In November of 2000, Major Pace was promoted to the rank of Sergeant and in July of 2001 he was promoted to Captain overseeing a shift in the Uniform Patrol Division. In October of 2020, Major Pace was promoted to Division Commander of the Uniform Patrol Division.
Major Pace has over 2,900 hours of P.O.S.T. Training. He is always taking career development courses and encourages the Deputies within his division to do the same. Major Pace has attended the following classes and obtained the subsequent certifications.
-P.O.S.T. Senior Deputy Certification
-P.O.S.T. Radar Operator Certification
-P.O.S.T. Lidar Operator Certification
-P.O.S.T. Basic Peace Officer Certification
-P.O.S.T. Basic Jailer Certification
Major Pace is married and has three adult children. He loves spending as much time as he can with his family and friends.