Meet the Inspector General
In July 2013, Ken Bramlett was appointed as Inspector General for the Los Angeles Unified School District.
Ken Bramlett was born in Atlanta, Georgia and grew up on a farm in rural Cobb County Georgia. Moving into the City of Marietta, GA in 1966, he attended Marietta High School where he lettered in track, wrestling and played football for the legendary Coach French Johnson and the Marietta Blue Devils.
After graduation from high school Mr. Bramlett worked as a radio operator for the Marietta Police Department for a year before entering the United States Marine Corps. He served as a Military Policeman, Desk Sergeant and Military Police Supervisor having twice been meritoriously promoted to the ranks of Corporal and Sergeant.
After separating from the Marine Corps, Mr. Bramlett began a 23 year career with the Cobb County Police Department where he worked in administration, uniform patrol, and detectives rising through the ranks to the rank of Captain. He served as the Deputy Commander of the Marietta/Cobb/Smyrna Narcotics Unit, Hostage Team Commander, Criminal Investigations Unit Commander and Internal Affairs Commander.
Upon retirement from Cobb County, Mr. Bramlett was appointed as Deputy Director of the Georgia Professional Standards Commission and then as Director of the Georgia Department of Human Resources, Office of Investigative Services where he served for ten years. In 2009 he was appointed as State Registrar where he served for two years before being appointed Inspector General for the Georgia Department of Public Health where he retired from State service in 2013.
Mr. Bramlett received his BS in Management from Shorter College and his Master of Public Administration from Columbus State University. He is a graduate of the 162nd Session of the FBI National Academy as well as the Georgia Law Enforcement Command College. He was a member of the Executive Committee of the Georgia Chapter of the FBI National Academy Associates and served as President of the Chapter in 2000 and 2001. In 2002 he was a member of the International Law Enforcement Exchange to the State of Israel. He holds Peace Officer certification and an Executive Certificate from the GA Peace Officers Standards and Training Council. He is a Certified Inspector General, Certified Fraud Examiner and a Certified Board Advisor.
Mr. Bramlett is married to Jennifer Bramlett and has five children and five grandchildren. He is the Past Commandant of the North Georgia Mountains Detachment of the Marine Corps League and a member of the Greater Atlanta Marine Corps Advisory Council. He is also a Master Mason.