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Delivered in person to Board of Elections at: 1113 Usher Street Suite 103
Mailed to: P.O. Box 1274
Covington, GA 30015
Faxed to: 770-784-2057


See why Ken is the best choice for Sheriff


Ken Malcom has over three decades of experience in law enforcement in Newton and Walton Counties combined. He joined the Covington Police Department in 1986, and he has worked on patrol and in drug enforcement, community outreach, and investigations. He has over a quarter century’s experience as an educator, teaching children and adults alike about safety. He is well-versed in media and public relations and has an extensive background in managing both staff and volunteers. For 25 years, he has directed the Fuzz Run, a charity 5K race that has helped thousands of Newton County’s citizens and has become one of Georgia’s premier races.

Ken has a Master of Science in Criminal Justice from Troy University and has won numerous awards, including National D.A.R.E. Officer of the Year, YMCA Volunteer of the Year, and the Police Star Award for bravery. He is a member of Eastridge Community Church, where he attends with his wife, Lynn. He is a proud father and grandfather.

Ken has demonstrated a commitment of service to this community, serving all citizens with a strong sense of integrity and pride. He believes that his years of experience in law enforcement and community service is the right combination to serve Newton County as Sheriff, and he would appreciate your vote in 2020.


    • 35 years as a law enforcement professional (Covington Police Department & Walton County Sheriff’s Office)
    • 31 years as Police Supervisor
    • FBI National Academy Graduate
    • Adjunct Professor
    • 27 years experience in classroom instruction
    • Experience in managing a multi-million dollar law enforcement budget
    • Expertise in dignitary protection
    • Experience interfacing with state organizations, utilities, financial institutions, local officials, and citizens of Covington
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  • Race Director of Covington Police Department’s annual road race, the Fuzz Run
  • Guest Instructor at U.S. Embassy Republic of Georgia
  • I.L.E.E. (Georgia International Law Enforcement Exchange)
  • A Child’s Voice Child Advocacy Center Board Of Directors
  • Georgia D.A.R.E. Officers Association
  • YMCA Board of Directors; Marketing Committee Member
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  • National D.A.R.E. Officer of the Year
  • Police Star Award (Act of Bravery Award)
  • YMCA Volunteer of the Year
  • Humanitarian Award
  • Covington Rotary Club’s Public Safety Employee of the Year
  • Georgia Association of REALTORS® Educator of the Year 2006, 2007, 2013
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Help Elect Ken Malcom for Sheriff



Committee to elect Ken Malcom Sheriff
POB 1554
Oxford Ga 30054

(770) 771-3398