On Janurary 30, 2012 Demond Conner left the Fulton County Public School System to join the Hapeville Police Department. Officer Conner went through a brief orientation in the department before starting the police academy. Then on April 20th. at 2:00 p.m. he graduated basic mandate training and was sworn in by Chief Glavosek immediately following the ceremony. At the ceremony, Officer Conner was supported by many family and friends.