Steve Sones has been selected as the new chief administrative officer for Bartlett. Sones has 30 years of experience with the city, including 20 years with the Bartlett Police Department. He began his career as a jailer in 2001 before becoming a patrolman in 2004 where he served in the SWAT Team and Crime Suppression Unit. He was promoted to detective in 2012 followed by lieutenant in 2013, then captain in 2017. He began chief inspector over the patrol division in 2019 before being selected as assistant chie in 2020. Sones holds a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice administration from Waldorf University and a master’s degree in criminal justice from Bethel University.