Captain Rick Holt



Captain Rick Holt began his career with the Jackson Police Department as a Patrol Officer in December 1990. In September 1995, he was assigned to the Criminal Investigation Division as a property crime investigator. Captain Holt was promoted to the rank of Sergeant and placed in charge of the Community Policing Unit in January 1996. He obtained the rank of Lieutenant in February 1999 and was reassigned as a Staff Duty Lieutenant. Captain Holt remained in that position until June 2007 when he was assigned to the South Precinct as the First Shift Commander. In July 2013, he was promoted to his current rank of  Captain of the South Precinct.


Captain Rick Holt is a native Jacksonian and a veteran of the United States Navy. He is also a graduate of Jackson-Central Merry High School. He received an Associate Science Degree in Engineering in 1982 from Jackson State Community College. He possesses a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mathematics from Lambuth University. In 2005, he earned a Master of Science Degree in Secondary Education from the University of Tennessee at Martin. Captain Holt is a proud graduate of the Northwestern University Public Safety School for Police Staff and Command (Class 274).


Captain Rick Holt is currently serving as the Patrol Division Commander and the Commander of the South Division of our City.

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