Twann Leverette was born and raised in Hartwell, GA. His early years were spent playing sports and more importantly excelling in the classroom. After graduating from high school, he went on to gain his bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice.
Twann began his police career in 2010 with the Athens-Clarke County Police Department. After serving a few years in uniform patrol and being promoted to the rank of Senior Police Officer, he was transferred to the Downtown Unit. Then he was later transferred to the Criminal Investigations Division in the Special Victims Unit. After a few months there, he was promoted to the rank of corporal and transferred back to uniform patrol. He was then promoted to Sergeant while still in Uniform Patrol. After a few months he was made the Commander of the Recruiting and Retention Unit where he served for over a year before transitioning to the Clarke County Sheriff’s Office.
During his time at Athens-Clarke County PD, he received many certifications. He is a general instructor, firearms instructor, use of force instructor, health & wellness instructor, problem based learning facilitator and a host of others. He has taught many classes and training many officers during his career. He believes in training officers and equipping them to the highest possible levels. He is also active in the community and regularly speaks to local civic groups and organizations.
He is the father of one son and is a dedicated family man. He is a third generation police officer and takes the career very seriously. The legacy of service and selflessness is a value to he holds in high regards. His goal is to make the community, city, state, country and world better each and every day.