Tomlinson began his career in law with the Ware County Sheriff's office in the early 1970. Tomlinson started working with Waycross Police Department in Waycross, Georgia as a police officer.
Later he went to the Ware County Sheriff's office where he was a Deputy. Tomlinson worked his way up to shift Sergeant and later was promoted to Major Traffic Investigator. Next he was promoted was to Captain 3rd in command. He retired as Captain in 2002 and ended up going back to work because he was still certified and he went back as a Deputy, but mainly worked at the courthouse with the baliff's and served papers.
Ware County Sheriff's Office
End of Watch:
Sunday, September, 12th, 2010