Board Members


Conference Table

Lea Elam, Vice President

Chris Cooke

Officer Lea Elam
Duluth Police Department

3276 Buford Highway
Duluth, GA 30096
(678) 512-3807
(678) 222-8051

Investigator Lea Elam of the Duluth Police Department in the northern suburbs of Atlanta, serves on the GPAC Board as the current President. DPD has been a State Certified Agency since 2008, and has been awarded two re-certifications in 2011 and 2014. Investigator Elam is a State Certification Team Leader for mock and on site assessments.

Investigator Elam has worked in law enforcement since 2003, first as a civilian dispatcher and clerk in both Troup and Cobb counties. She completed P.O.S.T. Basic Mandate in 2014, and is a P.O.S.T.-certified Senior Instructor. She currently serves as the Property and Evidence Custodian, Latent Print Examiner, State Certification Manager, and lead Crime Scene Investigator for the Duluth Police Department. She attended the National Forensic Academy in 2015. She enjoys reading and spending time with her family.



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