Scott Pocsik joined the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office in 1986 as a patrol deputy. He joined the K-9 Unit in 1989 and served eight years alongside K-9's Remco and Barron. In 1997, he was promoted to sergeant and served in Patrol and Internal Affairs.
During his career, Pocsik has served in a variety of leadership roles, specializing in patrol and special unit functions. He was commander for the agency’s mountain precinct in Evergreen, and oversaw special units, including K-9, SWAT, traffic, DOU, crime analysis and school resource officers, along with the field training program. In 2016, Pocsik was named chief of the Criminal Investigation Division.
Pocsik has a Bachelor’s Degree in Applied Management from National American University. In 2007, he graduated from the Police Executive Research Forum at the Senior Management Institute of Policing at Boston University. He is a recipient of the agency's Medal for Distinguished Service.