Officer Arlene C. Daniels was born in El Paso, Texas (Fort Bliss). She has lived in Okinawa, Japan and numerous states, as her father was in the Army. Daniels spent her pre-teen and teen years in Newport News, Virginia; where she graduated from Denbigh High School. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Virginia State University in Petersburg, Virginia. She started her career as an Assistant Project Manager for a Federal Government agency handling immigration cases.
Officer Daniels married and moved to Savannah, Georgia where she began working for the Savannah Police Department as an Administrative Assistant for the Special Operations Division and then moved to the Criminal Investigations Division. She became interested in policing and joined the force as a P.O.S.T. certified officer. She worked the Patrol Division for three years then moved to the Criminal Investigations Division in the Juvenile Sex Crimes Unit. She left Savannah Metro in 2007 and became a Board of Education Campus Police Officer. Since becoming an officer with the Board of Education, Daniels has been assigned to Jenkins High School, Johnson High School, and Myers Middle School.
In her free time, Officer Daniels enjoys bowling, listening to music, and traveling. She has recently taken up the craft of crocheting. She is an animal lover and is “Mom” to two dogs, a Miniature Chihuahua and a Maltese. She also has a cat, which she rescued as a kitten, from the bus ramp of Johnson High School.
Past SCJ Instructional Support Persons:
2012-13 Tarcia Bush, Administrative Secretary
2011-12 Michelle Young, Paraprofessional