Chris Harvey, Deputy Director, Georgia Peace Officers Standards and Training Council
Chris Harvey earned a BA in Political Science and Criminal Justice from The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina, in 1989. He attended graduate school and taught high school before starting work as a DeKalb County Police Officer in 1994. He served terms as the Chief Investigator for the DeKalb County DA Office, the Director of the Cold Case Homicide Squad for the Fulton County DA Office, and the Chief Investigator for the Secretary of State’s Office.
In 2015, he was appointed State Elections Director for the Georgia Secretary of State’s Office, just in time for the most volatile six years in elections in Georgia’s history.
In July, 2021, he was appointed as Deputy Executive Director of the Georgia Peace Officer Standards and Training Council (POST.)
Chris lives in Decatur, Georgia with his wife of 26 years, and where they have raised their four children. In his spare time, he enjoys working out, reading, and training in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.