Major Katina Dicks began her career with the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office in 1994 as a Communications Officer. In 1998, after completing the Law Enforcement Academy, she transferred to the Patrol Division and worked as a Patrol Deputy. In 2000, she moved to the Detective Division, where she spent a majority of her career with a focus on Crimes Against Children and Sex Crimes. She was promoted to the rank of Detective Sergeant in 2006, Patrol Lieutenant in 2012 and then to Criminal Investigations Division Captain in 2015. In 2021, she was promoted to the rank of Major where she now serves as the first female Chief Deputy with the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office.
Major Dicks has called Columbia County her home since 1991 and is married with three children.