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Lunch Meetings

Our monthly luncheon meetings are held at the Walden Club on Chestnut St. in the Bank of America Building in downtown Chattanooga. The ACFE will have its next meeting on Tuesday, April 17th at the Walden Club.

Speaker: Detective Sledge of Hamilton County Sheriff's Office

Topic: Local Trends in Fraud Investigations

Detective Sledge began his career in law enforcement as a dispatcher for the Hamilton County Sheriff's Office in 1996. He was promoted to Sheriff's Deputy in October, 2000, and was assigned to the Patrol Division. Detective Sledge then moved to the Traffic Division in 2006, and was assigned to investigate major case and fatality car crashes as well as detecting and arresting intoxicated and drug impaired drivers. In 2014, Detective Sledge was assigned to the Criminal Investigation Division, where he is assigned fire and arson cases. He has now changed focus into white collar crime, to include bank, credit card, wire, and insurance fraud. Sledge has recently been named as a member of the electronic fraud task force, A partnership between the Sheriff's Office and the United States Secret Service (USSS).

Detective Sledge is certified by the Tennessee Police Officers Standards and Training Commission as a law enforcement instructor in a variety of topics. He is a Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator through the National Association of Fire Investigators (NAFI). Detective Sledge currently serves as a board member of the Tennessee Advisory Committee on Arson and is a member of both NAFI and the International Association of Arson Investigators; as well as the Hamilton County Fire Investigation Task Force.

Detective Sledge lives in the Harrison area with his wife, April and 10 year old stepdaughter, Kendall. In his spare time, He enjoys shooting sports and restoring his classic Ford truck.

The cost is $20 for members, $25 for non-members and $10 for students. A buffet style lunch is included in the price.  Those interested in attending please RSVP by sending an email to: or register by clicking on the link below.

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Detective Sledge 4/17/18 Hamilton Co. Sheriff's Office
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