Instructors for course:

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Cory Begeal
404-202-6705  Cory Begeal moved to Georgia from New York. His passion was to help and protect people so he started his professional career with the DeKalb County Police Department. During his six years with the department he received numerous commendation letters. He was picked to train new officers by becoming a field training officer. He was also selected to be on the DeKalb County S.W.A.T team. In July of 2006, he made a career change. He joined the newly established Sandy Springs Police Department. Since joining the new department, he has conducted S.W.A.T training instruction, including compiling training data, writing lesson plans, developing training scenarios, and ensuring national training standards are met for a team of thirty (30) operators from four different Police Departments. In 2010, he formed the Sandy Springs Police Explorer Post 59. Recruiting and mentoring young adults ages 14-20. The program is for young men and women interested in learning about careers in law enforcement. SSPD Post 59 is considered one of the top competitive explorer posts in the southeast. The Law Enforcement Explorers Association of Georgia honored Cory as Explorer Advisor of the Year. In 2011, he became a narcotics detective in the Special Investigation Unit. He has worked undercover, dealing with informants as well as conducted surveillance and the arrest and prosecution of narcotic offenders. The Special Investigations Unit (Narcotics) unit received the Chiefs Unit Citation for outstanding work in special investigations during his tenure. View List of Courses