[photo, John W. Anderson, Sheriff, Baltimore City, Maryland] JOHN W. ANDERSON, Sheriff (Democrat)

Sheriff, Baltimore City, since January 1989. Deputy Sheriff, 1972-80, and Supervisor Deputy Sheriff, 1980-89, Baltimore City.

Member, Criminal Justice Coordinating Council, Baltimore City, 1999-.

Attended Baltimore City College High School. Served in U.S. Air Force, 1968-70. Baltimore City Community College, A.A. (criminal justice), 1975; Towson State College, B.S. (criminal justice), 1978. Member, National Sheriffs' Association; National Organization of Black Executive Law Enforcement; Maryland Sheriffs' Association, 2002-. President, Maryland Sheriffs' Institute, 2009-10 (vice-president, 2007-08). Member, Fraternal Order of Police no. 22; Baltimore Chapter, National Black Police Association; Phi Beta Sigma Fraternaty. Past member, St. Agnes Youth Advisory Council; Northwest Youth Council; Maryland Sheriffs' Youth Ranch; Maryland Chiefs of Police Association; Advertising and Professional Club of Baltimore; American Legion Post, Catonsville. Adjunct Faculty, Baltimore City Community College. Distinguished Alumni Award, Towson State University. Citizen's Citation, Baltimore City, 1989. Service Award, Citizens Democratic Action Organization, 1990. Governor's Citation, 1995, 1996. Culture for Service & Service for Humanity Award, Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, 2008. Valued Hours Award, Fullwood Foundation, 2009. Dare to Dream Award for Social Action, Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, 2013.

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