- By Ashleigh Sloop
- Posted Thursday, December 10, 2009
Captain Don Barker Retires
After 25 years of service to Forsyth County, Captain Don Barker has retired from the Forsyth County Sheriff's Office.
Captain Barker began his public safety career in 1981 at Iredell County EMS. He then transferred to Forsyth County EMS in 1984 as a paramedic and specialist on the SORT team. Captain Barker joined the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office on in 1987 as a Reserve officer. Once completing BLET, he was hired full time as a Deputy in Patrol.
Captain Barker has also served in Community Policing, Criminal Investigations, Internal Affairs and Civil Divisions. He plans to continue serving the sheriff’s office on a part time basis and become a member of the Reserves forces.
Congratulations Captain Barker!