[photo, Jerry F. Barnes, State's Attorney, Carroll County, Maryland] JERRY F. BARNES (1948-2014)
State's Attorney (Republican), 1995-2014

State's Attorney, Carroll County, 1995 to November 29, 2014 (assistant state's attorney, 1978-89).

Member, Drug and Alcohol Abuse Council, Carroll County, 2004-14.

Assistant U.S. Attorney, District of Maryland, 1983 (special cross designation). Chief Narcotics Prosecutor, Frederick County, 1991-94.

Born in Carroll County, Maryland, 1948. Attended Westminster High School, Westminster, Maryland; Columbia Technical Institute of Drafting, 1967. Served in U.S. Army, 1968-71 (green beret, 5th special forces group, 1969; two bronze stars). University of Baltimore, B.A. (jurisprudence), cum laude; University of Baltimore School of Law, J.D., 1977; Drug Enforcement Administration Agents Course; Undercover Drug Course, Maryland State Police. Admitted to Maryland Bar, 1977. Attorney. Member, Maryland State Bar Association; Maryland State's Attorneys' Association. Former chair, Carroll County Republican Central Committee. Member, Post 467, Veterans of Foreign Wars; Vietnam Veterans of America; National Rifle Association; Post 31, Westminster, American Legion; Sykesville Lodge #1848, Fraternal Order of the Moose. Superintendent's Commendation, Maryland State Police, 1997. Died in Westminster, Maryland, November 29, 2014.

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