Holsey began his career in community corrections with the State Board of Pardons and Paroles in 2001 as a Parole Officer in Jonesboro.  During his career, he has served as an Assistant Chief Parole Officer, Field Operations Officer, Chief Parole Officer, Master Chief Parole Officer, Program Manager, and Deputy Director of Field Operations. Patrick has served as Deputy Director of Field Operations for the Department of Community Supervision since its inception in 2015.


Holsey holds a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from the University of Georgia and a Master's degree in Public Safety Administration from Columbus State University.


Among his professional accomplishments, Hosley  is a P.O.S.T. certified General and Firearms Training Instructor, a Moral Recognition Therapy (MRT) trainer, and a Crisis Intervention Team (CIT)trainer.  He is also a member of the Georgia Professional Association of Community Supervision and the American Probation and Parole Association.