Investigations

   Investigator Josh Summerford

Josh Summerford began working as an Investigator in the District Attorney’s Office in 2008. He started his law enforcement career in 2001 at the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office. Prior to being appointed to the District Attorney’s Office, he was employed as a deputy sheriff in Cherokee County. He has completed numerous advanced law enforcement training courses and is a graduate of the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office Academy.

  Investigator Darrell Collins 

Darrell Collins is an Investigator assigned as the Commander of the DeKalb County Drug and Major Crimes Unit. He began working in the District Attorney’s Office in 1981. He began his career in 1973 with the Fort Payne Police Department.

 Investigator Gary Williams -

Gary Williams began working for the District Attorney’s Office in 2003.  He is a graduate of the Northeast Alabama Police Academy and holds both a Bachelor's and Master's degree in social work.