Cody Ballard is the newest Tennessee Highway Patrol Trooper for the Macon-Trousdale region. Ballard is from Clay County. He has four years of experience with the Clay County Sheriff Department, but said that working for THP is something he’s “always wanted to do.”
He was accepted this year, beginning at the Academy February 1, 2014. He began training alongside local troopers here June 17, spending time with Donoho, Fisher, and soon, Crouch.
He has a 5-year-old daughter, Ava James.