Crimes Against Children

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Lt. Daryl Clark
Crimes Against Children Commander
Email: 
dlclark@cherokeega.com

This unit is supervised by Lieutenant Daryl Clark who reports directly to the Division Commander. This unit is responsible for the investigation of the following incidents:

  • Investigation of child abuse, neglect, and death of persons under the age of 18
  • Sexual offenses where either the perpetrator or victim is a juvenile
  • Parental Kidnapping
  • Juvenile Missing Persons
  • All aggravated assaults and/or aggravated battery involving persons under 17
  • Robbery involving intimidation between juveniles
  • Runaway and Unruly Juveniles

More About Lt. Clark

Beginning his career in 2001 as a Deputy Sheriff, Lieutenant Daryl Clark attended Basic Law Enforcement training where he earned the Honor Graduate Award (Top of the Class).  In 2003, he transferred to Uniform Patrol Division where he earned Deputy of the year in 2004 and a Life Saving Award in 2005.  In 2005, He was selected as an Investigator in the Violent Crimes Division where he earned the American Legion Outstanding Public Service Award in 2006 and the Investigator of the Year Award in 2007.

He has held numerous voluntary positions including SWAT and Sniper Team member, receiving the Yankee Team Member of the year in 2012 and the SWAT Level 2 leadership award in 2014, and also commanding the Crime-Scene Response Unit.  From 2005 until his current position, he has remained in investigations where he attended the National Forensic Academy Session 34 where he was awarded the Dr. William Bass award for outstanding achievement in the field of forensic investigation in 2013.  Lieutenant Clark earned his Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice from North Georgia College and State University in 2000 and is currently working toward his Masters of Public Administration from Columbus State University.