Leadership

Sgt. Olson (Headshot - Bio)Sergeant Lance Olson

Sergeant Lance Olson began his law enforcement career in March 2008 with the Cherokee County Sheriff Office in north Georgia. In June 2015, Sgt. Olson and his family moved to St. Marys, GA when he started with our agency. Sgt. Olson has served as a patrol officer and a Field Training Officer. He was promoted to Corporal in 2017 and qualified as a Watch Commander. He took over supervising a patrol squad in January 2019.  He was promoted to Sergeant in June 2020. He is proactive in community policing and enjoys engaging with our citizens.

Sgt. Olson is a skilled in martial arts and has black belts in Kuk Sool Won and Judo. He enjoys traveling and spending time with his family. He and Marsha were married in July 2007. They have four grown children and one still at home along with two grandchildren.