[photo, Melvin C. High, Sheriff, Prince George's County, Maryland] MELVIN C. HIGH, Sheriff (Democrat)

Sheriff, Prince George's County, since December 6, 2010.

Chief of Police, Prince George's County, 2003-08. Member, Public Safety Pension Committee, Prince George's County, 2003-08. Vice-Chair, Police Chiefs Subcommittee, Washington Metropolitan Council of Governments, 2005-06. Member, Economic Development Corporation, Prince George's County, 2014-.

Assistant Police Chief, Metropolitan Police Department, Washington, DC, 1987-93 (began as patrol officer in 1969). Police Chief, Norfolk Police Department, Norfolk, Virginia, 1993-2003.

Born in Union County, Mississippi, September 5, 1944. Tennessee State University, B.S. (biology), 1966. Southeastern University, M.B.P.A. (business & public administration), 1980. Served in U.S. Marine Corps., 1967-69. Public Safety Consultant, Police Performance Solutions, LLC, 2008-10. Member, National Association of Black Law Enforcement Executives; International Association of Chiefs of Police, 1985-2008; Virginia Association of Chiefs of Police, 1993-2003; Hampton Roads Association of Chiefs of Police, 1993-2003; Maryland Association of Chiefs of Police, 2003-08; Prince George's County Police Chiefs Association, 2003-08.

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