[photo, George F. Johnson IV, Sheriff, Anne Arundel County, Maryland] GEORGE F. JOHNSON IV
Sheriff (Democrat), 1994-2006

Police Service Officer (cadet), 1972, Police Officer, Field Operations, Central District, 1974-79, Special Operations Section, 1979-83, Police Department, Anne Arundel County. Detective, Criminal Investigations Division, 1983-86, Platoon Supervisor, Field Operations, Western District, 1986-88, Police Department, Anne Arundel County. Administrative Assistant to Chief of Police, 1988-90, Commander, Police Robbery and Hostage Negotiation Units, 1990-94, Police Department, Anne Arundel County.

Superintendent, Natural Resources Police Force, 2007-15. Member, Statewide Interoperability Executive Committee, 2009-15; Water Access Commission, Anne Arundel County, 2016-.

Born in 1954. Attended Cardinal Gibbons High School, Baltimore, Maryland; Anne Arundel Community College, A.A. (criminal justice), 1994. Graduate, National Sheriffs' Institute, 1996; National Academy, Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), 1999. President, Maryland Sheriffs' Association, 1999-2000 (chair, legislative committee, 1999). Treasurer, Maryland Sheriffs' Institute, 2005-06. President, Maryland Chiefs of Police Association, 2009-11. Security advisor, Forward Gro LLC, 2015-. Member, International Association of Chiefs of Police; National Sheriffs' Association. Board of Managers, Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA). Member, Elks Lodge no. 2266, Glen Burnie, Maryland; Fraternal Order of Police Lodge no. 70 (anne arundel county police), and Lodge no. 106 (anne arundel county deputy sheriffs); Domestic Violence Coordinating Council; CASA. Former chair, Armed Robbery Conference Committee, Baltimore Metro Area. President's Award, Maryland Joint Child Support Council. Commendation Award, Silver Star Award, Unit Citation, Anne Arundel County Police Department. Married, three children.

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