David Snively is a police Sergeant at a metro-Atlanta police agency where he supervises the Criminal Investigations Division and manages the state-accreditation processes. His previous assignments include 911/Communications, Uniform Patrol, Traffic and DUI Enforcement, Criminal Investigations, and Background Investigations and Recruiting. Mr. Snively is one of twelve Georgia POST certified Master Instructors with nearly 2,000 hours of POST training; a NHTSA DUI Detection and Standardized Field Sobriety Testing Instructor; Field Training Officer; SWAT Tactical Operator, and Advanced Peace Officer.
Mr. Snively is a recipient of the John Marchant, Jr. Leadership award (2011); ASIS International Positive Policing Initiative Award (2016); Kennesaw State University Department of Political Science and International Affairs Outstanding Scholar Award (2017); a Meritorious Service Medal (2018); and five Golden Shield Honors Awards for Excellence in Impaired Driving Enforcement (2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015).
Mr. Snively holds a Master of Public Administration degree from Kennesaw State University (2016) and a Bachelor of Science in Criminology degree from the University of West Georgia (2010). He is currently seeking a Doctorate in Criminology and Criminal Justice at Georgia State University.