The Criminal Investigations Division of the Monroe County Sheriff's Office is comprised of
(5) five investigators whose primary assigned cases are crimes against person,
property, auto, financial & identity theft and (1) investigator whose primary
responsibility is evidence collection and crime scene investigations.
There are (5) five additional investigators who are assigned to narcotic investigations and
other vice crimes such as prostitution, gambling and alcohol.
Ricky Davis joined Monroe County Sheriff's Office in 1996 as a Dispatch Radio Operator and later that year, graduated from Basic Mandate. Once he became a Deputy Sheriff, Ricky worked in the Jail Division from 1997-1998 and then transferred to the Patrol Division in 1998. While in Patrol, Ricky was promoted to Sergeant in 1998. During his tenure in Patrol, he also achieved his General Instructor Certification, Firearms Instructor Certification, served as the primary Weapons Instructor and Armorer, served as a Fatality Accident Reconstruction Investigator, served as a Field Training Officer and served as a member of the MCSO SWAT Team. In 2013, Ricky was transferred to the Criminal Investigations Division as a Narcotics Officer and served there until his promotion of Lieutenant in 2015. As a Lieutenant, Ricky worked in the Jail Division from 2015-2017 and the Patrol Division from 2017-2018. In 2018, Ricky was promoted to Captain of the Jail Division and then transferred to Captain of the Criminal Investigations Division in 2019. Captain Davis has over 2,900 hours of training during his career.
Eric M. Davis
Stacey Penamon joined Monroe County Sheriff's Office in 2000 as a Detention Deputy. After spending time as a jailer he transferred to the Uniform Patrol Division and ultimately back into the detention division. A graduate of "Command College" and a degree in Professional Management from Columbus State University he now is the Lieutenant over the Criminal Investigations Division.
Evidence and Property Technician
Inv. Adam Blanks
Sex Offender Liaison
Inv. Christopher Lander
The primary function of this unit is the reduction of illegal narcotics being brought into the community, reduce the number of drug dealers and the demand for their product, as well as drug-related crimes through the collection of intelligence, surveillance, seizures, arrest and interaction with other related agencies.
It is staffed with four seasoned investigators from Monroe County Sheriff's Office and one investigator from the City of Forsyth Police Department and is commanded by a Lieutenant.