Captain Andrea Knight was hired in August 6, 1991. She has 28 years of professional education, training, and experience. As a Deputy she served in Correctional Procedures and Operations, Basic Patrol- Criminal Enforcement, and Complex Investigations as an Investigator. As a Sergeant, she served as a shift sergeant in the Birmingham County Jail, Criminal Division as a crime against Property Detective and a Crime against Persons Detective. As a lieutenant, she served as a shift supervisor in the Birmingham County Jail and Patrol Lieutenant for the Bessemer cut- off. Captain Knight currently serves as the Patrol Division Commander for the Bessemer Cut-off.  Captain Knight’s education and training include, but are not limited to a B.A. in English and French from the University of Alabama at Birmingham, A.A.S in Criminal Justice from Jefferson State University, Field Training Officer, SWAT school, Homicide School, Undercover School, and DEA Narcotics training and the first female Deputy Sheriff to attend and graduate from the FBI National Academy (Session 275).