The Field Operations Division consists of three major divisions of the Sheriff’s Office. The divisions include Uniform Division (civil, warrants, patrol), the Criminal Investigations Division and the Judicial Support Division. The Field Operations Division is managed by Major Ken Faust. Major Faust began his career in law enforcement with the Dougherty County Sheriff's Office in 1992. Beginning his career in the jail, Major Faust served with the Albany-Dougherty Drug Unit, Jail Investigations, and as the Uniform Division Commander. He is now the Assistant Chief Deputy.
The Support Services Division handles all personnel, finance, and procurement for the Sheriff's Office. This division is managed by the Support Services Director Shannon Trice.