Sergeant Yancy has been with the Pocahontas Police Department since 2000. He began his career as a Patrolman, and for several years, served as the Department’s Drug Awareness & Education Officer (D.A.R.E. Officer). Sgt. Yancy educated more than 1000 fifth graders through the D.A.R.E. program. His legacy as D.A.R.E. Officer will be long remembered by the students of Pocahontas Schools and St. Paul Catholic School. Sergeant Yancy is a graduate of the Law Enforcement Training Academy at Black River Technical College in Pocahontas and was promoted to Criminal Investigator in 2011 and then to Sergeant in 2013. He is a Certified Police Professional Instructor and a Certified Police Traffic Radar Instructor for the Department. Sgt. Yancy is a member of Pocahontas Police Department’s elite Tactical Team.