Captain Curtis D. Childs is the
Commander of Corrective Services. Captain
Childs was hired by the Sheriff’s Office as a Deputy in 1992. He was promoted
to the rank of Sergeant in 1998, Lieutenant in 2001, and to his current
position of Captain in 2013. In his current role, he is responsible for the
operations of the Main Jail including inmate supervision, booking, inmate
visitation, and food service.
Captain Childs has previously
been Commander of the Cell Extraction Team, a member of SWAT, a member of the
Sheriff’s Honor Guard, and has worked in all areas of Corrections as well as at
the Lyon Twp. and Commerce Twp. Substations.
He has received an Associate’s
Degree from Oakland Community College and is currently attending Columbia
Southern University where he will be receiving his Bachelor’s Degree in
Finance. Additionally, he attended the Northwestern University Center for
Public Safety Police Staff and Command in 2005. Captain Childs was honored as
Command Officer of the Year in 2010.
In addition to his duties at the
Sheriff’s Office, Captain Childs is the Employee Elected Representative for the
Oakland County Retirement and Deferred Compensation Board.