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Captain Sammy Britt

Captain Sammy Britt started his career with the Jackson Police Dept. on August 8, 1964 as a Patrol Officer.  After 2 years he was assigned as Traffic Officer.  On September 1, 1970 he was promoted to Sergeant and then on July 16, 1973 promoted to Lieutenant all within the Traffic Division.  In August of 1989, the Traffic Division was disbanded & Lieutenant Britt returned to the Patrol Division as a Staff Duty Lieutenant.

On May 5, 2008 he was promoted to Captain and in October of that same year the Traffic Division was reactivated & Captain Britt became the Traffic Division Commander.

He supervises 6 sworn Traffic Division officers and 1 civilian employee, 3 sworn officers and 2 civilian employees in the Warrant Division and two civilian downtown parking enforcement employees.

His position also encompasses liaison for the school crossing guards, the city sign department traffic signs, TN Correctional Services thru City Court and parade and escort requests.

Captain Britt is also involved in several volunteer organizations throughout the City of Jackson.