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Sheriff Tim Fuller  

Brent Perry

Sheriff Tim Fuller

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Sheriff Fuller was born and raised in Moore County Tennessee. He was born October the 1st to Rev. Roscoe and Louise Fuller. Sheriff Fuller was the youngest of four boys and they were raised on a small farm in the Ledford Mill community of Moore County. By age 12 Sheriff Fuller was employed by several farmers and at age 16 he was employed by the Moore County Farmer’s Co-Op and J.H. Bedford Livestock Farm as well as Lannoms Tannery. Sheriff Fuller attended the Moore County school system and began his law enforcement career at the age of 19. Sheriff Fuller was named Chief Deputy of the Moore County Sheriff’s Office September 1st, 1982 by then Sheriff Herb Glassmeyer. Sheriff Fuller was employed by the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office September 1st, 1985 as a deputy sheriff. Sheriff Fuller served as a deputy and a sergeant until 1988 when he was promoted to criminal investigator and in 1990 was promoted to Captain of Investigations. Sheriff Fuller graduated the F.B.I. National Academy class number 186 in 1996. He continued to work in Investigations until March of 2001 when he was promoted to Chief Deputy. Sheriff Fuller was elected Sheriff of Franklin County in 2006.

Sheriff Fuller was married to Bobbie O’Keefe Fuller of Cowan in 1987 and they are proud parents of two children. Ryan Fuller, who is married to Jami Fuller, serves as a police officer for the city of Winchester and daughter Katelyn is married to Seth Isbell. Katelyn is employed by the Franklin County Circuit Court Clerk (Robert Baggett).

Sheriff Fuller has three brothers two of which are retired law enforcement officers from the Tullahoma Police Department, Tony and Bobby Fuller. Sheriff Fuller’s oldest brother the late Roy Fuller was employed at Batesville Casket Company and a Baptist minister.

Sheriff Fuller and his wife Bobbie live in the Winchester Springs community, where they own and operate a small Black Angus cattle farm.

Sheriff Fuller attends and is a member of the Mount Olivet Baptist Church in Estill Springs.


Chief Deputy Brent Perry

Chief Deputy Brent Perry is a lifelong resident of Franklin County and specifically the Estill Springs area. Chief Perry graduated from Franklin County High School in 1986 and soon after began his law enforcement career. Beginning as a patrolman for the city of Decherd, Tn. in 1989 then moving to the Tullahoma Police Dept. in 1990 and eventually accepting the job as Chief Deputy with the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office in 2007, Chief Perry over the course of his 25 year career has worked as a patrolman, K-9 handler, narcotics officer, supervisor of the drug investigation division, and worked in the criminal investigations division as well. Chief Perry has also attended many specialized training schools with a focus on narcotics investigations and SWAT Operations and currently serves as the SWAT team commander for the Sheriff’s Office. Chief Perry has also contributed to the community by working with young people via the little league baseball program in Estill springs and the Pee Wee football league in Franklin County. Chief Perry is married to Joy Perry, his wife of twenty years and has three children Sarah (18yrs. old), Becca (14 years old) and Hunter (13 years old) and is a member of the Crossroads Baptist Church.