Chief Hedley started with the Lilburn Police Department in June 2008. Prior to coming to Lilburn, Chief Hedley served 20 years with the Atlanta Police Department retiring as a unit commander.
Chief Hedley currently oversees a department with 32 sworn officers, five civilian employees, and many part-time employees and volunteers. Chief Hedley holds a bachelor’s degree in business management and a master’s degree in public administration. Chief Hedley is a graduate of the Georgia Law Enforcement Command College and also is a graduate of the 239th installment of the FBI National Academy in Quantico, Virginia. He is a proud veteran of the United States Armed Services.
Chief Hedley is an active member of the International Association of Chiefs of Police, Georgia Chiefs of Police, FBI Academy Associates (National and Georgia Chapter), Gwinnett Chiefs Association, and Gwinnett Metro Task Force. Chief Hedley is a past president of the Gwinnett Chiefs Association, treasurer of the Gwinnett Metro Task Force, advisory board member for the Gwinnett Technical College - Criminal Justice Division, and serves on the board of directors for Care for Cops.