Captains

Phillip Fuqua – Administrative Captain

Phillip has worked for the Martin Police Department since 2001.  He currently serves as the Administrative Captain.  He has received training in several areas including:  Tennessee Law Enforcement Training Academy, Southeastern Command and Leadership Academy, IPTM Crash Reconstructionist, Field Training Officer School, Field Training Officer Instructor, Crisis Intervention, Tennessee Law Enforcement Executive Development Seminar, Interview and Interrogation, Statement Analysis and various other law enforcement schools.  Phillip graduated from Martin Westview High School in 1988 and attended the University of Tennessee at Martin.  He is a member of the Tennessee Association of Chiefs of Police and the Tennessee Law Enforcement Training Officers Association.

Tommy Erwin – Investigation Captain

Captain Tommy Erwin began his law enforcement career at the Sharon Police Department in 1994.  In 1996 he was hired as a patorl office at Martin Police Department in. He was promoted to criminal investigator in 1999 and served there until 2011 when he was promoted to the rank of Captain of the Criminal Investigations Division.

Captain Erwin has worked in patrol, canine division, criminal investigations and served as a narcotics investigator for the 27th Judicial Drug Task Force.

Captain Erwin currently serves as the Criminal Investigations Captain. His duties include supervising property theft investigations, child abuse cases, crimes against people and property as well as narcotics and gangs.

Captain Erwin is a member of the West Tennessee Criminal Investigators Association and the Tennessee Association of Chiefs of Police.