Police Operations

Deputy Chief Willie Davenport 

Deputy Chief Willie Davenport joined the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority Police Department in 1995.  During his tenure, he has served as a Patrol Officer, Special Operations Officer, Bomb Technician, Sergeant, Lieutenant, and Major. He served as the Canine Supervisor, Bomb Assessment Team Commander, Special Operations Commander and the Commander of the South, East, North and Clayton County Precincts. 

Deputy Chief Davenport has earned several certifications including Special Weapons and Tactics, EOD, General Instructor and Taser Instructor, NIMS, and Intermediate, Advanced, Supervision and Management Certifications. 

He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminal Justice from Saint Leo University and a Master of Science degree in Administration from Central Michigan University. He completed Senior Management Institute for Police (SMIP) course through the Police Executive Research Forum in 2021 and graduated from the FBI National Academy Session 283 in 2022.  He is a member of Atlanta Metropol, Georgia Association of Chiefs of Police, International Association of Chiefs of Police, and DeKalb County Chief’s Association.

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Willie Davenport 

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