The City of Alcoa Police Department (APD) recently announced the promotions of three staff patrol officers to the rank of sergeant.
Sgt. Daniel Brooks was born and raised in Blount County where he graduated from Heritage High School and attended the University of Tennessee. He began his law enforcement career in 2008 with the University of Tennessee Police Department. He joined the City of Alcoa Police Department in 2010 where he has served as a Patrolman, Motor Officer, Traffic Safety Officer, Crash Reconstructionist and most recently became a Firearms Instructor. He is the son of James and Susan Brooks. He and his wife, Lauren, live in Maryville.
Sgt. Dustin Stevenson was born in McAlester, Oklahoma, but has spent most of his life in Tennessee with his mother and brother. He is a graduate of William Blount High School and served in the U.S. Navy, achieving the rank of Petty Officer 2nd Class prior to being Honorably Discharged after five years of service in June 2007. He began his career with the APD in June 2007 where he has served as a Patrolman, Traffic Safety Officer, Field Training Officer, Crash Reconstructionist, Motorcycle Officer, Department Weapons Armorer, and as an instructor. He obtained his Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice from Bethel University where he is currently working towards his Master’s Degree in Business Administration. Sgt. Stevenson lives in Alcoa with his wife, Amy and their children, Dustin Jr., Jason and Amelia.
Sgt. Wilson began his career with the Harriman Police Department before coming to APD in January 2011. He attended the Police Academy at Walter’s State and recently graduated with his Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice from Bethel University. He currently serves as a Standardized Field Sobriety Testing Instructor with the police department and is a certified Drug Recognition Expert with the International Association of Chiefs of Police and actively supports Mothers Against Drunk Driving and their efforts. He and his wife, Jennifer, reside in Maryville with their 3 children, Brayden, Jayda-Lynn and Branden.
City of Alcoa Police Chief David Carswell said, “All three officers are of outstanding character and integrity. They have distinguished themselves through their hard work and devotion to public service. These officers will be excellent role models for the officers they will be supervising.”