The Office of State Attorney Larry Basford announces that John Pettis has joined the State Attorney’s Office as an Investigator in the Holmes and Washington County offices. Inv. Pettis comes to us from the Washington County Sheriff’s Office, where he was most recently the supervisor of court house security. He previously worked at the Walton Academy Charter School, where he was in charge of transportation, cafeteria, custodial, and security operations. Prior to that, he worked at the Walton County Sheriff’s Office, the DeFuniak Springs Police Department, and was a corrections officer for the Department of Corrections. He also holds a bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice Business Administration and Management. We welcome Inv. Pettis to our team!