Major Timothy D. Peek is a native of Atlanta. He graduated from
Frederick Douglass High School, a School of Excellence within the Atlanta
Public School System. Shortly after graduating, Major Peek enlisted in the Army
Reserves and attended Georgia State University until he was called to active
duty during Operation Desert Shield/Storm. After being released from active
duty with the United States Army, Major Peek returned to Atlanta and pursued a
career with the Atlanta Police Department.
Major Peek began his career with the Atlanta Police Department in 1993. As a
Patrolman, he was assigned to the Zone Three precinct and served in the
capacity of a Foot Patrol Officer, Beat Patrol Officer, Field Investigations
(FIT Team Officer) and also worked in the VICE Unit. While assigned to Zone
Three, Major Peek was appointed to Detective and assigned to the Robbery Unit
of the Criminal Investigations Division. Major Peek was promoted to the rank of
Sergeant in 2004. As a Sergeant, Major Peek served as Patrol Supervisor and
Zone Investigations Supervisor in the Zone Three community. Major Peek also
served as a Supervisor of the Homicide Unit. In 2009, Major Peek was promoted
to rank of Lieutenant and served as the Zone Three Crime Suppression Unit
Commander. Major Peek also served as the Deputy Director to the Atlanta High
Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA) Task Force, a task force of local,
state and federal agents working under the authority of the President of the
United States and the Drug Enforcement Agency. In January 2013, Major Peek was
appointed to the rank of Captain and served as the Night Operations Commander.
In July of 2013, Major Peek received his appointment to the rank of Major and
was assigned as the Zone Six Precinct Commander, where he is currently
Major Peek is a graduate of the 249th session of the Federal Bureau of
Investigations National Academy (FBINA). He is also a graduate of the 73rd
session of the Drug Enforcement Agency’s (DUCA) Drug Unit Commander’s Academy.
Major Peek is a member of the International Association of Chiefs of Police
(IACP) as well as NOBLE (the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement
Executives. Major Peek is married to his lovely wife and they are the proud
parents of two sons and a daughter.