Past Sheriffs

Elected                 Served                           Name        

2012                      2013 – 2019                John Cottle

2008                      2009 – 2012                   Mike Krigbaum

2008                      2008 – 2008                   Kent Hanshew (Appointed Interm)

2000                      2001 – 2008                   Dan Torres

1996                      1997 – 2000                   Jim Johnson

1980                      1981 – 1996                   Everett Rottger (Longest Served)

1976                      1977 – 1980                   Cliston Hilton

1968                      1959 – 1976                   Arlie Creech

1960                      1961 – 1968                   Irl Elliott

1956                      1957 – 1960                   Melvin Starkey

1952                      1953 – 1956                   Raymond Eddy

1944                      1945 – 1952                   Porter Crouse

1940                      1941 – 1944                   W.H. Palmer

1936                      1937 – 1940                   Allie Jameson

1932                      1933 – 1936                   Jewell Nichols

1928                      1929 – 1932                   Jesse Groshong

1924                      1925 – 1928                   John Wilson

1920                      1921 – 1924                   Ed Mitchell

1916                      1917 – 1920                   R.D. Bayse

1912                      1913 – 1916                   Richard T. Benneett

1908                      1909 – 1912                   Sam V. Scott

1904                      1905 – 1908                   J.W. Gentry

1900                      1901 – 1904                   Wiley Huston

1896                      1897 – 1899                   Thomas Sydnor

1892                      1893 – 1896                   Julius C. Ellis

1888                      1889 – 1892                   Jesse Crume

1884                      1885 – 1888                   Beverly Duey

1880                      1881 – 1884                   A.C. Snethen

1876                      1877 – 1880                   James C. Elmore

1872                      1873 – 1876                   Thomas M. Carter

1870                      1871 – 1872                   Frederick Wing

1866                      1867 – 1870                   Shapleigh R. Woolfolk

1862                      1863 – 1866                   John R. Knox

1860                      1861 – 1862                   Elias Norton

1859                      1860 – 1860                   Peachey G. Shelton

1856                      1857 – 1859                   Joel Blanks

1852                      1853 – 1856                   Richard Wommack

1848                      1849 – 1852                   Joel Blanks

1846                      1847 – 1848                   Henry T. Mudd

1842                      1843 – 1846                   Richard Wommack

1838                      1839 – 1842                   William Sitton

1834                      1835 – 1838                   Valentine J. Peers

1830                      1831 – 1834                   Henty Watts

1826                      1827 – 1830                   Robert Stewart

1822                      1823 – 1826                   Jonathan Riggs

1819                      1820 – 1822                   David Bailey (First Elected)

It is my pleasure to present the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office Five-Year Strategic Plan. Its purpose is to help the organization do a better job and get everyone working together to achieve our goals. This plan will serve as a roadmap for moving from where we are today to where we would like to be in the future. It will help keep the organization on track, and responsive to change while remaining faithful to its mission, vision, and core values.

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Lincoln County Sheriff Five Year Plan