Training Captain Bio -Captain Woodell began his law enforcement career in 1987 with the United States Air Force serving in Security Forces. In 1992 he graduated first in his academy session at the ABAC Regional Police Academy in Tifton, GA. Afterwards he served with the Cairo Police Department. In 1994, he began his career with the Georgia State Patrol graduating from the 71st Trooper School in March of 1996 and assigned to GSP Donalsonville. He has served as Post Commander in Albany, Tifton and Thomasville. He was promoted to Lieutenant and Assistant Troop Commander for Troop G in 2011. He was promoted to Captain and Training Division Director in 2013.