Deputy McWhirter has been in law enforcement since 1990. He served 15 years as a Versailles Missouri Police Officer. The last five of those years as a School Resource and D.A.R.E. Officer in that department, for the Morgan Co. R2 School system in Versailles MO.
Deputy McWhirter moved to Tennessee in 2005 and joined the Rutherford Co. Sheriffs Department’s S.R.O. division. Deputy McWhirter is now assigned as the S.R.O. for Oakland Middle School where he is also the Archery Coach.