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David T. Snively is a Police Lieutenant at a metro-Atlanta law enforcement agency where he currently oversees the Professional Standards and Training Unit, prior to which he supervised the Criminal Investigations Division.  Serving since 2007, his previous assignments include: 911/Communications, Uniform Patrol, Traffic and DUI Enforcement, Criminal Investigations, Recruiting, and State Certification/Accreditation.


Lieutenant Snively is a POST-Certified Master Instructor, Firearms Instructor, Standardized Field Sobriety Instructor, and Field Training Officer.  He also holds POST Management, Supervisory and Advanced Peace Officer certificates, is court-qualified expert witness, and is designated by FBI-LEEDA as a Master Public Information Officer. 


Lieutenant Snively holds a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from Kennesaw State University, where he was named the 2016 Outstanding Masters Scholar of the Year.  He is currently pursuing a Doctorate in Criminology from the Andrew Young School of Public Policy at Georgia State University.