For first time in its 200-year existence, Ga. sheriff’s office celebrates its first pilot
Sgt. Cameron Conner has served with the sheriff’s office for eight years; he just got his commercial helicopter pilot license and put in 1,000 total flight hours
By Sarah Roebuck
HENRY COUNTY, Ga. — The Henry County Sheriff’s Office has been around for 200 years. For the first time, they will be adding a pilot.
According to WXIA, Sgt. Cameron Conner will be the department’s first pilot. He’ll be operating the sheriff’s office’s first helicopter, which was unveiled in January.
The 29-year-old pilot received his FAA Commerical Helicopter Pilot License and he’s put in 1,000 total flight hours.
Conner has served with the sheriff’s office for eight years. During that time, he obtained certifications for SWAT, motor and scuba. He is also the sheriff’s office’s drone commander.
“This is an amazing milestone for the Henry County Sheriff’s Office,” Sheriff Reginald B. Scandrett said in a news release. “Sgt. Conner is an extraordinary young man with an extremely bright future. It’s because of his commitment to his career and the Henry County Sheriff’s Office that we now have an aviation unit.”