Deputy Chief Timothy Quiller


Community Services Division Commander

Deputy Chief Timothy Quiller is in command of the Community Services Divisions where he oversees SWAT, Motors, Accident Investigation, the Air unit, Mounted Patrol, LGBT and Hispanic Unit, the COPS Unit and Special Events Permit Units. His commitment to public service dates back to January 1989, when he began his law enforcement career as a police officer with the City of Atlanta Police Department. During the ensuing 28 years, Deputy Chief Quiller worked his way through the ranks, serving as a patrol officer, detective, sergeant, and lieutenant. In July 2010, Deputy Chief Quiller was appointed to the newly developed and groundbreaking Section, the Community Oriented Policing Section. This allowed Deputy Chief Quiller to continue to serve the citizens of Atlanta in a closer networking environment.

While an Investigator with the School Detectives Unit, Deputy Chief Quiller became extremely active and influential among the Atlanta Public Schools. Once promoted to the rank of Sergeant, Deputy Chief Quiller served as the unit commander for the Empowerment Zone (Community Policing Unit). Later Deputy Chief Quiller was assigned as a front line supervisor within Zone One and then as a team supervisor in Narcotics. However, his appeal led him back to the School Detective’s Unit to continue to be the bridge from Atlanta Public School Systems and the Atlanta Police Department.

After his promotion to Lieutenant in 2006, Deputy Chief Quiller served the streets of Zone One Northwest area of Atlanta as the evening watch unit commander. Do to his hard work and investigative skills he was then assigned to Zone One Criminal Investigations Unit, where he was responsible for overseeing criminal investigations. After serving the Zone One communities Deputy Chief Quiller headed back to School Detectives as the Commander. Deputy Chief Quiller was very instrumental in several student programs such as the Character Education Camp, Explorers Program and Ident-A-Kid. Prior to his promotion to Major, Deputy Chief Quiller was the commander of the Office of Professional Standards Corruption Unit.

Deputy Chief Quiller has a Business Administration degree from Ohio University with a concentration in Management and a Master of Public Safety Administration from Columbus State University. He is still active with his chapter with Kappa Alpha Psi and participates in various volunteer works.