Rockdale SAL Board Members
Sheriff Eric Levett
Sheriff Eric J. Levett is the elected Sheriff of Rockdale County. He served previously as a supervisor assigned to the Criminal Investigations Division of the Rockdale County Sheriff’s Office (RCSO) before assuming his current role. Levett was sworn in by Georgia Supreme Court Chief Justice Carol W. Hunstein, and he assumed office on January 1, 2013.
Sheriff Levett’s career began at the age of 14 when his passion for law enforcement blossomed and he became a member of the Rockdale County Sheriff’s Office Law Enforcement Explorer Program. He served as a volunteer Explorer from 1988 to 1992. In 1991, Sheriff Levett began working part-time in the Sheriff’s Office 9-1-1 Communications Center. In 1992, after graduating from Rockdale County High School, he was hired as a full-time dispatcher. Levett then became a certified detention deputy in the Rockdale County Jail in 1993 and a certified deputy sheriff in 1994. In Levett’s climb up the ladder to elected sheriff, he has held supervisory positions as a Corporal and Sergeant, as well as served in a variety of roles throughout his law enforcement career, including as a Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) deputy, a School Resource Officer (SRO), a criminal investigator, and a certified Georgia peace officer.
Levett is a graduate of the Columbus State University Professional Management program and is currently pursuing a bachelor’s in criminal justice from Thomas University. Sheriff Levett is a member of the Georgia Sheriff’s Association, Sons of the American Legion, Rotary Club of Conyers, Leadership Rockdale Class of 2014, Leadership Rockdale Planning Committee, Atlanta Metropol, the Rockdale County Superintendent’s Advisory Council, Rockdale Career Academy Board of Directors, Constitutional Officers of Georgia, National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives (NOBLE), Choosing Healthy Activities and Methods Promoting Safety (CHAMPS) Advisory Committee, and the National Sheriff’s Association. Levett is also a board member and mentor with the Boys and Girls Club, serves on the Board of Directors for the
Rockdale Coalition for Children and Families, and is the Vice-Chairman for the Georgia Piedmont Technical College Law Enforcement Advisory Board.
When running for his third term in 2020, Sheriff Levett was determined to increase community outreach and set a goal to establish the S.M.A.R.T. (Safety and Mental Health Alternative Responses Training) initiative in Rockdale County to ensure all deputies, police, and other first responders receive the best training offered for the betterment of the community.
Rickie Clements' professional career encompasses an early basketball career and more than 20 years of business ownership. Rickie establish R. C.’s Financial Services in 1992 and has maintained a competitive edge in the tax community for more than 20 years. This business processes personal and business tax returns and offers financial counseling with some bookkeeping. Mr.Clements has been honored in the Who’s Who of Tax Preparers and is an active member of the National Association of Tax Preparers (NATP). He is also a volunteer coach at Edwards Middle School. Rickie Clements is a member of the Hillcrest Church of Christ and is very involved in his community.
As a business owner, his day-to-day operation includes meeting with clients, reviewing their tax situations, and advising them on the best filing of their returns. Mr.Clements successfully took and passed the Registered Tax Return Preparer (RTRP) test administered by the IRS and continues to stay on top of the educational requirement guidelines. He is a registered Tax Preparer and Electronic Return Originator (ERO) with the IRS and attended John C. Calhoun Jr. College. After graduating he continued his studies at Nicholls State University, in Thibodaux, LA. Mr.Clements has a wife, Melissa, two daughters, Amaris and Amari, and two sons, Ryan and Caleb.
Elisha Jarrett, CEO and President of Elite Consulting Firm which provides businesses with commercial and residential real estate development expertise, project/construction management, customer service, conflict resolution, training/development, and executive contract content assistance; is also an Executive Producer and Host of Inside the Shield with Pro Football Moms, a podcast that chronicles the journey of professional athletes and their families. A highly sought-after inspirational speaker who makes numerous corporate and sports-related appearances; in addition to that, she is the voice of the Procter & Gamble Tackle Everything radio commercials and is often the face of Publix marketing campaigns.
A consummate professional with a diverse background Ms. Jarrett has over 25 years of experience in executive leadership, community affairs, and legal contract contributions. She is also an active licensed Realtor, but her favorite job by far is being the number one fan and proud mother of the NFL, Atlanta Falcons Pro Bowl Defensive Tackle, Grady Jarrett.
To inspire others, Ms. Jarrett enjoys sharing her life’s journey. She has long been an advocate for “the people” and continues to maintain strong ties with many organizations throughout the country that focus on personal and community enrichment. She is especially passionate and dedicated to ensuring that historically underserved residents have access to basic resources such as quality healthcare and education, particularly higher education. In her former leadership role at the University level, she made significant contributions to higher education initiatives including but not limited to diversity, advising technology, predictive analytics and professional development. A natural leader Ms. Jarrett has dedicated her life to mentoring, encouraging, and being a positive role model for all people.
Ms. Jarrett holds several degrees including certifications in law and policy, a Master’s degree in Management and Business as well as Bachelor's degrees in both Applied Behavior Science and English Literature. Additionally, Ms. Jarrett serves on various executive committees and numerous community and corporate boards.
In addition to her son Grady, Ms. Jarrett is the proud mother of daughters Kamilya and Ashema and “LaLa” to grandchildren, Harmony and Grayson. Originally from Kalamazoo, MI., Ms. Jarrett resides with her family in the Metropolitan Atlanta area.
Trevis Miller is currently the Operations Manager for Vineyard/Miller Organization located in Conyers, Ga, where he leads 14 McDonald's restaurants. He was born on October 29, 1991, in Sumter, SC. He is the youngest of five siblings raised by his grandmother Betty P. Sanders who raised 15 grandkids. Miller attended Sumter High school, where he completed a program at a career center and received his cosmetology license. His career with Mcdonald's began at the age of 14 years old in 2006. Miller was a crew person by age 18 and worked to become an assistant manager. As he progressed in leadership skills over time at age 20 Miller became a General Manager, which he feels helped mold and mature him into the young leader that he is today. Through the years, Trevis Miller branched off while still employed with McDonald's, where he received a USDA certification and a CDL. He also attended classes to help fulfill his desire for mentorship to become a youth counselor.
"My goal and mission as a part of the Sheriff Activities League are to move forward very progressively to impact youth and young adults across Rockdale County. In 2019 when I first spoke to a group of men at the Reentry Program for the Rockdale County Sheriff'sOffice, showing and setting the example as a young positive, energetic influencer that change can be made through determination and ambition with the proper support and push from those who have walked the experience of life. My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive, and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style."
Jacques Dominique Wilkins
Captain Tyler Hooks is currently the commander of the Uniform Patrol Division at the Rockdale County Sheriff’s Office (RCSO). Before his present position, he served as a shift Lieutenant and then as the Assistant Division Commander for the Uniform Patrol Division. He was promoted to the rank of Captain on October 30, 2021.
Captain Hooks knew he wanted to be in law enforcement at an early age. Following his high school graduation at Heritage High School in Rockdale County, he enrolled in the criminal justice bachelor’s program at Valdosta State University. His official law enforcement career began with the Rockdale County Sheriff’s Office on February 16, 2004, as a Detention Deputy. In March 2006, he became a certified officer and was assigned to the Uniform Patrol Division as a patrol deputy.
In 2007, Captain Hooks completed the Columbus State University Professional Management Program and received a certificate in criminal justice. With the knowledge gained, he was able to apply his skills and was named Deputy of the year for the Uniform Patrol Division in 2008. During his time in Uniform Patrol Division, Captain Hooks was a member of the Rockdale County Sheriff’s Office S.W.A.T. Team, the R.C.S.O. Dive Team, and the crime suppression unit, and became a traffic accident reconstructionist. In October 2010, Captain Hooks was promoted to Investigator and was assigned to the Criminal Investigations Division. In August 2011, he was assigned to Task Force Group II with the Drug Enforcement Administration. As a member of Task Force Group II, Captain Hooks investigated domestic and international drug trafficking organizations.
During his time with DEA, he graduated from DEA Atlanta’s Leadership Development Program which was a program dedicated to enhancing the leadership skills of members within the Atlanta Field Division. In 2012, Captain Hooks received his bachelor’s degree in business management from the University of Phoenix. This led to his promotion to Corporal in February 2015 and was reassigned to general criminal investigations where he supervised eleven Investigators within the Division. In September 2016, he was promoted to Sergeant and took command of the Narcotics and Vice Unit. In December 2018, Captain Hooks was promoted to Lieutenant within the Criminal Investigation Division and oversaw the day-to-day operations of the entire division. In May 2020, Captain Hooks received the Excellence in the Pursuit of Justice Award from the United States Attorney’s Office for his contributions to the mission of the U.S. Department of Justice.