L to R: Brown, Faircloth, Dismuke
Xavier Brown is a native of Albany and graduated from Monroe High School in 2013. Immediately after graduation, he joined the U.S. Army and continues his service to our country today as a member of the U.S. National Guard. In February of 2020, Xavier joined Bainbridge Public Safety. He entered the Georgia Fire Academy in May and successfully completed it in July. In September, he entered the Georgia Police Academy. Xavier enjoys fishing when he a little bit of free time!
Michael Faircloth moved to Bainbridge during his sophomore year of high school. He graduated from Bainbridge High School in 2013 and attended Bainbridge State College, graduating in 2016 with an Associates Degree in Business Administration. In 2019, Michael graduated from Florida Police Academy and worked for Sharber Oil before joining Bainbridge Public Safety in June of 2020. He attended and successfully completed the Georgia Fire Academy in September and then went straight into the Police Academy. In his free time, Michael enjoys playing men’s softball.
Deonta Dismuke is a 2013 graduate of Cairo High School. He attended Georgia Southern University and graduated in 2017 with a Bachelors Degree in Criminal Justice and a minor in Psychology. Before joining Bainbridge Public Safety in June of 2020, Deonta worked as an Asset Protection Officer at the Bainbridge Walmart. He attended and successfully completed the Georgia Fire Academy in September and then went straight into the Police Academy. Deonta not only successfully completed the Police Academy but also brought home two awards…one for the fastest time on the obstacle course and the other for having the third-highest overall grade point average! Deonta is married and has two young sons, whom he adores. In his free time, Deonta enjoys spending time with his family, watching college football, and reading.
The Basic Mandate Law Enforcement program at the Georgia Public Safety Training Center (GPSTC) takes 11 weeks to complete and consists of 408 hours of rigorous training that includes classroom-based lecture and practical skills-building sessions. As mandated by state law, all police officers in Georgia must complete this training in order to earn certification through the Georgia Peace Officer Standards and Training Council (POST).