In 1984, Donny Wix started out as jailer and was quickly promoted to Chief Jailer. Donny proceeded to the Patrol Division where he was promoted to Lieutenant in the Warrants Division.
Donny attended the Training P.O.S.T. in 1986. He had attended various training classes including several court security classes and supervisory classes.
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In 1987, he started working two days a week in the Court System. Then in the early 1990’s he started the Court Security Division. In 1995, two additional employees joined the department with one walk thru metal detector. Four part-time Bailiff’s also joined the department. In 2004, Donny Wix was promoted to Major.
Today, Major Wix oversees sixteen employees as well as six part-time Bailiffs. The Major is married with three children and three grandchildren. He is very active in his church and enjoys traveling.
Major Donny Wix graduated Paulding County High School in 1976. He worked for Wells Fargo for approximately four years before he began his career with the Paulding County Sheriff’s Department.