Lt. Bill Lee joined the Kingsland Police Department in November 2006. He is in charge of the Patrol Division which is the largest in the agency and includes the uniform members of the department who respond to calls for service in the community. Lt. Lee was appointed to this position in October 2007.
Lt. Lee has been active in law enforcement for over seventeen years. He began his career with the Charlton County Sheriff's Office at the age of nineteen. Lt. Lee started as a Corrections Officer then became a Communications Officer. In 1992 Lt. Lee became a member of the Folkston Police Department after completing the Basic Law Enforcement Academy in Savannah, Ga. where he worked in the Patrol Division. In 1997 Lt. Lee became a member of the Brantley County Sheriff's Office where he worked in the Patrol Division, Criminal Investigations, and then was appointed as the commander of the Aggressive Criminal Enforcement where he was responsible for conducting both highway and local drug investigations. In 1999 Lt. Lee joined the Camden County Sheriff's Office in Woodbine where he began in the Patrol Division for a short time before being transferred to the Drug Task Force. In 2002 Lt. Lee became the Task Force commander. In 2005 Lt. Lee transferred to the Criminal Investigations Division followed by an appointment as the assistant Patrol Division Commander with the rank of Lieutenant.
Lt. Lee has completed approximately 1300 hours of advanced law enforcement training and is a Field Training Officer, State Certification Manager/Assessor, Radar, SFST Intox operator, Narcotics Enforcement, On Scene Traffic Accident Investigation / Traffic Homicide Investigation with IPTM University of North Florida and is currently woking on Traffic Crash Reconstruction. Lt. Lee is trained in many other areas as well.
Lt. Lee resides in Kingsland, Georgia.