[photo, Scott A. Adams, Sheriff, Cecil County, Maryland] SCOTT A. ADAMS, Sheriff (Republican)

Sheriff, Cecil County, since December 1, 2014. Sergeant, Office of Sheriff, 1992-14 (supervisor, school resource unit).

Member, Drug and Alcohol Abuse Council, Cecil County, 2014-. Member, School Safety Subcabinet Advisory Board, 2018-; Correctional Training Commission, 2022-; Maryland Police Training and Standards Commission, 2022-.

Attended Rising Sun High School, Rising Sun, Maryland; Cecil College, A.A. (law enforcement technology), 1989; Towson State University, B.S. (criminal justice; psychology), 1992. National Sheriff's Institute, 2015. President, Maryland Sheriffs Association, 2022- (member, 2014-; 3rd vice-president, 2020; 2nd vice-president, 2021; 1st vice-president, 2022). Health Contributor of the Year, Cecil County Health Department, 2006. Maryland State Deputy of the Year, Maryland Sheriffs' Association, 2009. Sam Walker Lifetime Achievement Award, Maryland D.A.R.E. (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) Officers Association, 2014. Distinguished Service Award, Board of Directors, Rising Sun Little League, 2015. Law Enforcement Executive of the Year, Maryland Center for School Safety, 2017. Married; three children.

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