Sgt. Tilghman’s law enforcement career with the Pocahontas Police Department began as a full time Patrol Officer in 2009. Tilghman is a 2011 graduate of the Law Enforcement Training Academy at Black River Technical College in Pocahontas. He was promoted to Sergeant in 2015. Sgt. Tilghman currently serves as one of the two Pocahontas Police Department’s Certified D.A.R.E. Officers. He is responsible for the coordinating and implementation of the Drug Awareness and Resistance Education program that is currently a part of the 5th grade curriculum at St. Paul Catholic School. Sgt. Tilghman is professionally trained in the Drug Awareness and Education Program and is an excellent ambassador for the department. Tilghman is a Certified Police Professional Instructor a well as a Certified Traffic Radar Operator. He is also a member of Pocahontas Police Department’s elite Tactical Team.