Before dedicating his life to criminal defense, Mr. Perkins served as a police officer in Tennessee. Joe was trained and certified in NHTSA DUI Detection and Standardized Field Sobriety Testing. He was also trained and certified in the operation of the Intoximeter 5000 EC/IR.
Over the course of his career, Mr. Perkins administered and evaluated the SFST battery over 1500 times. Joe arrested and assisted in the arrest of nearly 1000 drivers suspected of driving under the influence.
Mr. Perkins also served as a firearms and use-of-force instructor. Joe ended his law enforcement career as a patrol sergeant, supervising a third-shift patrol detail consisting of 10 POST certified police officers and 15 civil personnel.
Now, Mr. Perkins has dedicated his life to defending those charged in Georgia with DUI and related criminal offenses.