David Kain

Instructor III, Athens Regional Academy
B.A., History, Valdosta State University


David Kain began his law enforcement career with Rockdale County Sheriff’s Office in 2009. He began his career in Uniform Patrol and was moved to Crime Suppression in 2011. He was promoted to Corporal in 2013 and worked each shift in Uniform Patrol. He took over the Crime Suppression Unit and served there until he was moved to the position of Training Coordinator in 2016. David Kain also served on Rockdale County’s SWAT team for a number of years, in addition to his patrol duties.
David Kain has a BA in History from Valdosta State University and is a POST Certified General Instructor, Firearm Instructor, Driver Training Instructor, and Defensive Tactics Instructor. He also holds instructor certifications as a Less Lethal Instructor, Ballistic Shield Instructor, and Tac Med Instructor.

GPSTC Courses Instructed

Officer Survival
Criminal Procedure
Basic Law Enforcement Training Course (408 hours)

Professional Certifications

Georgia POST Basic Law Enforcement
Georgia POST General Instructor
Georgia POST Firearms Instructor
Georgia POST Driver Training Instructor
Georgia POST Defensive Tactics Instructor
Less Lethal Instructor
Ballistic Shield Instructor
Tac Med Instructor