Thomas currently serves as Detective Sergeant. His duties include Field Training Officer, Crime Scene Tech, manages the Evidence Room, is a ILEA certified instructor. Thomas is a US Army Combat Veteran. He served as a Forward Observer and obtained the rank of Sergeant. He had one deployment in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom before the end of his five-year career in the Armed Forces. Thomas received a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Trine University where he graduated Cum Laude.
Outside of the Hamilton Police Department Thomas enjoys scuba diving, working stained glass and spending time with family. He is actively involved with the Hamilton American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars. He as previously served on the Salem Twp. Fire Board and Steuben County Emergency Management Advisory Board. Thomas was also able to support Hurricane Harvey efforts through the Fort Bend County (TX) Sheriff’s Department.