Captain Marcus Colley Appointed Director of Mississippi Highway Patrol Training Division | Mississippi Politics and News
Collie has 24 years of law enforcement experience.
Commissioner Sean Tindell and Col. Randy Ginn have announced the appointment of Captain Marcus D. Colley as director of the Mississippi Highway Patrol Training Division.
Captain Colley recently served in the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation Executive Protection Division. He has 24 years of law enforcement experience with the Mississippi Highway Patrol, having previously served as a Private in the Enforcement Division, Director of Basic Training for the Mississippi Law Enforcement Officers’ Training Academy and Lieutenant by Troop K Enforcement.
Captain Colley holds a Master of Science in Secondary Education and a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Alcorn State University. He was an instructor at the Mississippi Law Enforcement Officers’ Training Academy for over ten years. Captain Colley is certified in the following areas: Clandestine Laboratory Investigation / Security, Sexual Harassment Prevention for Supervisors, Instructor Techniques, Tactical Conduct, Advanced Rapid Response Training for Law Enforcement, Mobile Video for Forces of Order, TCAP and Survival Spanish at the Regional Drug Enforcement Training Academy, Handgun and Shotgun Instructor for the National Rifle Association and Law Enforcement Fitness at the Cooper Institute. He is also a member of the national champion Mississippi Highway Patrol’s Trooper Challenge team.
“We are very pleased that Captain Colley is leading the MHP formation,” said Col. Randy Ginn. “His vision, knowledge and eagerness to train our soldiers will serve this agency well as we strive to provide the best training possible.”
“It is an honor to announce the appointment of Captain Marcus Colley as Director of the Mississippi Highway Patrol Training Division,” said Commissioner Sean Tindell. “Captain Colley’s law enforcement background and previous experience as an instructor will help him train sworn law enforcement personnel in the Mississippi Department of Public Safety.” “