Chief Jimmy Carter Chief Deputy

Chief Jimmy Carter

Chief Deputy

Chief Jimmy Carter, Chief Deputy

Jimmy is an accomplished leader who projects self-confidence and authority. He excels in achieving outstanding project results. This is due to his constant encouragement of administrative efficiency and effectiveness.

In 1968, Carter began his law enforcement career in Memphis, Tennessee with the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office. Five years later in 1973, he became a Police Officer for the Jefferson County Police Department in Kentucky where he proudly achieved the rank of Sergeant.

Carter began his second career with the Federal Bureau of Investigation in 1980 and served in various assignments in Louisville, KY; Kansas City, MO; and Cleveland, OH. His years with the Federal Bureau of Investigation equipped him with experience in a broad range of national programs and special areas such as policy, budget and management.

In 1985, Mr. Carter was promoted to supervisory Special Agent in the Behavioral Service Unit where he was an instructor. He was later transferred to the New Orleans Field Division as a supervisor of a Civil Rights Squad. During this assignment he managed and directed all Civil Rights Investigations conducted by the Bureau in Louisiana during his tenure.

In 1990, Carter was promoted to Unit Chief and transferred to F.B.I. Headquarters where he managed the Bureau’s recruiting program.

After service as a Unit Chief, Mr. Carter was promoted to the Assistant Special Agent in Charge of the Atlanta, Georgia Division. In this position he was responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Division as well as managing the major criminal investigation programs. The programs consisted of resident agencies, financial budget, and administrative matters. He acted as the liaison and coordinated community out reach efforts for the Division

In 1995, Carter became a member of the U.S. government’s Senior Executive Ranks as a Section Chief. In this position he was responsible for directing the F.B.I.’s internal adjudication process.

Carter became a Special Agent in Charge in 1996. There he was responsible for directing all administrative, financial, personnel, training, and technological services supporting all criminal investigations conducted in the Washington D.C. area. Carter was later promoted to Assistant Director in Charge of the Washington field office in 1997. As Assistant Director, he directed all the investigative and analytical processes conducted by the 2ndlargest Bureau Office.

In 2000, Carter was selected by then President George W. Bush as recipient of the “Meritorious Executive”award in the Senior Executive Service of the F.B.I.  

After retiring from the F.B.I. in 2001, Carter served at the Coca Cola Company as a Senior Security Manager. At Coca Cola, he was responsible for managing a full range of global asset protection strategies focused on risk assessments, incident management crisis prevention, and product protection, particularly for the Africa Business Group. He retired from the Coca Cola Company in 2009.

Chief Deputy Carter is presently the second in Command to Sheriff Theodore Jackson with the Fulton County Sheriff’s Office in Atlanta, Georgia.