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Meet the Sheriff

  • Meet the Sheriff

    It is an honor to serve you as Greene County Sheriff. I made a promise to all citizens of “Putting Citizens First”, and that’s what I will be doing while in office. I have an open door policy and I invite each of you to contact me personally regarding any matter important to you or if you have an idea you wish to share with us. Many of the programs we are doing were developed because of your input and voicing your concerns.

    Biography:

    Age 52
    Greene County Native and Lifelong Resident
    Graduate of William Monroe High School
    Married with one daughter and two grandchildren

    Certifications and Training:

    Department of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS) Law Enforcement Academy Graduate
    Certified Virginia Law Enforcement Officer
    Certified Law Enforcement Instructor
    Terrorism and Counterterrorism Tactics
    Drug Recognition and Interdiction School
    Project Lifesaver Coordinator and Instructor
    Gang Education, Awareness, and Intervention
    Identity Theft
    Certified Firearms Instructor
    Drug Abuse Resistance Education (DARE)
    Advanced Search and Rescue
    Speed Enforcement Methods
    Sex Crimes
    Crime Scene Investigation (CSI) and Photography
    Evidence Technician School
    Interview and Interrogation Techniques
    Search/Seizure and the Fourth Amendment
    First Aid, CPR, and AED Certified
    Prisoner Transport and Inmate Control
    Certified Courtroom and Civil Process Officer
    Nonlethal Force Techniques
    Advanced Civil Process and Courtroom Security
    Racial Profiling Awareness
    Suicide Recognition and Prevention
    Cultural Diversity
    Alzheimer Awareness
    Mental Health, Mental Retardation, and Drug Offender Issues
    Crisis Prevention, Intervention, and Management
    National Sheriff’s Institute – Leadership Program

    Professional Work History:

    Sheriff – Greene County Sheriff’s Office
    Master Deputy – Albemarle County Sheriff’s Office
    Associate Instructor – Virginia Justice & Safety Associates
    University of Virginia Police Department
    Albemarle County Police Department
    Fluvanna County Sheriff’s Office
    Greene County Sheriff’s Office
    U.S. Marine Corps

    Awards:

    Outstanding Enforcement Award
    Law Enforcement Assistance Award
    Team Recognition Award
    Virginia Alcohol Safety Action Program (VASAP) – DUI Enforcement Award
    Various Public Service Commendations
    Sheriff William Morris Greene County Deputy of the Year Award

    Memberships:

    Virginia Community Criminal Justice Association
    National Sheriffs’ Association
    Virginia Sheriffs’ Association
    Fraternal Order of Police
    National Rifle Association of America

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