Ed Patterson

Recent promotions and newly-created titles at Montgomery County, Tennessee’s Sheriff’s Office won’t cost the agency extra money.  Officials with the department say they’ll actually cut costs. 

The Sheriff’s Office in Montgomery County, Tennessee, is seeing massive leadership changes with the retirement of its No. 2 officer and the promotion of two captains to the new title of assistant chief deputy. The Clarksville Leaf Chronicle reports one of the promoted captains is County Mayor Carolyn Bowers’ husband. Capt. William Bowers was named Assistant Chief Deputy for Enforcement and Courts.  Capt. Doug Tackett was appointed Assistant Chief Deputy for Detention. Former Chief Deputy Ed Patterson retired last month, and was succeeded by Lt. John Smith.