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Musings of a Southern Officer

By A.J. White
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My Story

Mr. White writes his compelling story of his

experiences with more than thirty years of

combined Law Enforcement Experience, U.S. Army, City Government and Higher Education as a Qualified Master Instructor (Train the Trainer) Certification, and State of Georgia Executive Law Enforcement with Private Detective and Security Instructor Certification.


Mr. White is considered a subject matter expert in Leadership and Organization Development and Domestic Violence/Crisis Intervention.  He holds a Master of Public Administration (MPA) with a Concentration in Criminal Justice from Columbus State. University Columbus, Georgia and a Master’s Thesis: Domestic Violence/Crisis Intervention and a Bachelor

of Science in General Studies (BS) Liberty from

University Lynchburg, Virginia .


Mr. White completed the U.S. Army Basic Instructor Training Course in 1978, and the  U.S. Army Countering Terrorism Course in 1983, and was certified as U.S. Army Master Instructor Certification (Train the Trainer) course in 1989. He went on to complete the Georgia Peace Officer Standards and Training Instructor Course in 1997. He is a Graduate of Georgia Association Chiefs of Police Command College, CSA in 1999. After his completion of the GACP Executive Certification Course

in 1999, he facilitated classes for State Federal and City Law Enforcement officials, providing Training for GACP  and served as Facilitator during Noble Annual Conference (Georgia Chapter) and was selected as Who’s Who Among American Teachers in 2001. He is certified as an Executive Law Enforcement Instructor

for the State of Georgia.


He was the Founder of the HBCU Law Enforcement Executive Administrators in 1999, and was also selected as Who’s Who (Strathmore) in Law Enforcement in 1997. He served as Director of Public Safety/Adjunct Instructor at Clark Atlanta University (CAU) from 1998-2002. He was selected as First Minority Police Chief for the city of Washington, GA from 1996-1998. He served as Senior Enlisted Law Enforcement Advisor to the Battalion Commander Fort Stewart, Georgia from 1995-1996.

He performed as the Battalion Command Sergeant Major (CSM) 709th Military Police Battalion from 1993-1995 in Frankfurt, Germany and 787th Military Police Battalion in 1991-1993.  He also served as the Assistant Commandant of the U.S Army Military Police (NCO) Academy in 1991. Mr. White was selected as Assistant Commandant/Chief Instructor of Fort McClellan Drill SGT School from 

1989-1990.  He also served as Senior Drill Sergeant Instructor Co B, 795th Military Police Company 1981-1983.

My Book

"I hope that this book serves as inspiration for anyone who thinks

they are facing insurmountable challenges; Life is never without challenges, the important thing is to recognize them for what they are ~ temporary obstacles to be overcome."

                              ~ A.J. WHITE, SR.

Musings of a Southern Officer


Musings of a Southern Officer is a compelling novel of the memoirs of A.J. White's journey through his esteemed military career.  It's 
sincere, honest and factual storytelling of how he faced insurmountable challenges to becoming the 1st Black Police Chief in Washington, GA

R. Johnson,

Atlanta, GA

Next Event

Meet Author A.J. White, Sr.

  • Book Signing & Meet and Greet
    Sat, Dec 07
    Zion Baptist Church
    Dec 07, 2019, 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM EST
    Zion Baptist Church, 165 Lemon St. NE, Marietta, GA 30060
    Meet Author A.J. White, Sr. as he talks about his esteemed Career in the Military to becoming the 1st Black Police Chief in Washington, GA.