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Features several pages devoted to the history of the organization and mentions many names of the past in the Alabama Dept. of Public Safety.
Calhoun county Former Sheriffs
Jefferson County Past Sheriffs 1819 to present
An incomplete list of past sheriffs in Lawrence County, AL.
Features a list of all former US Marshals in the Northern District of Alabama. Covers years 1830 to present day.
This comprehensive site of historic lists of Town Marshals, Chiefs of Police, and Police Officers runs from 1910 to present time.
US Marshals of Arizona Territory
Yuma County Past Sheriffs 1864 to present
Baxter County Past Sheriffs
The following list was compiled and submitted by The Baxter County Historical Society President Maryanne Edge.
1873-1884 A.G. Byler
Includes historical list of sheriffs 1826-1902.
Includes some unique history articles and a full listing of former sheriffs in Franklin County.
Features a list of sheriffs who served Grant County, Arkansas from 1869 to present with photographs.
Lists all sheriffs who have served Hot Spring County, Arkansas from 1829 to present day.
Features names and dates of service for the former sheriffs of Jackson County, Arkansas. Great photos and interesting information about the early days in the Jackson County Sheriff's Office.
Features a list of past sheriffs of Jefferson County from 1830 to present time. Includes nice photos.
Features photos and dates of service for the former sheriffs of Johnson County, Arkansas.
List of past sheriffs who served the Madison County Sheriff's Department 1836 to present time. Also see Madison County Sheriff Office Memorial.
Features a complete list of past sheriffs who served Perry County, Arkansas from 1940 to present time.
Lists all past sheriffs 1829 to present.
Also of historical interest is the Tucker - Parnell Feud located at El Dorado's Legend of Marshal Tucker.
Features list of past sheriffs 1828 to present day. Includes photos and biographical information.
Contra Costa County Past Sheriffs 1850 to present.
Fresno County Former Sheriffs
Features a list of sheriffs from 1866 to the present day with some biographies and photos.
Los Angeles County Past Sheriffs 1850 to present
History of the San Diego County Sheriff's Office.
San Francisco Sheriffs
Santa Cruz County Historical List of Sheriffs
Located at the Sutter County Sheriff's Office. Features a list of past sheriffs 1850 to present day.
Features pictures of past sheriffs and the dates they served from 1850 to present day. Also see the memorial page.
Features histories, photos and memorials to the elected officials in Arapahoe County's past. Includes a list of past sheriffs 1902 to present day.
Features a brief history of the Sheriff's office of El Paso County, CO.
Features a list of past sheriffs 1889 to present time.
Features a list of past sheriffs 1669 to present.
Full list of all past sheriffs of the Highlands County Sheriff's Office with photographs.
Monroe County History and Chronology of the Sheriff's Office.
Features some history of the Sheriff's office along with a list of past sheriffs 1887 to present time.
County Sheriffs Data
This brief history includes past sheriffs of the 19th, 20th and 21st centuries with photos.
List of past sheriffs of St. Lucie County Sheriff's Office with photographs.
Lists past sheriffs of Volusia County from 1855 to 2001.
Includes a nice historical background with list of sheriffs 1833 to present day with some good photos. Also see the Cobb County Jail History.
Lists all sheriffs of Henry County, Georgia from 1823 to present time.
Lists all sheriffs of Meriwether County, GA dating back to 1827.
Lists sheriffs from 1927 to present day with lots of historical background. Includes photos and history of the Columbus Stockade which was built ca 1850-1870, old newspaper articles and a history timeline of the Muscogee County Sheriff's Office.
Located on the Santa Rosa County Sheriff site. Features a brief history, a historical timeline of the Sheriff's Department, County Courthouse information and a list of past sheriffs (1842 to present) with biographies.
Features photos and information about the past sheriffs of Seminole County, GA from 1921 to present day.
Features a well-written history of the Blaine County Sheriffs Office complete with the history of their law enforcement and lists of the lawmen who upheld the law in Blaine County Idaho 1864 to present day.
Provides a list of sheriffs in Boise County, Idaho and their years of service 1863 to present time.
Features names, photos and information about past sheriffs of Bonneville County, Idaho.
Lists all former sheriffs 1863 to present day.
Lists all sheriffs of Kootenai County from 1932 to present day with links to lists of other historic Kootenai County officials as well.
Features a nice history of law enforcement in Twin Falls County, Idaho. You will find the past sheriff of Twin Falls County, Idaho Sheriff's Office from 1907 to present and since Twin Falls, Idaho was originally part of Cassia County, you will find Cassia County past sheriffs listed for years 1879-1907.
Includes pre 1884 officials including sheriffs, clerks, judges and other offices.
Henry County Sheriff's Office History
Lists of early county officials including sheriffs, clerks, judges, coroners and others in the 19th Century.
Includes some of the past sheriffs and some interesting tidbits about the history of Winnebago County, Illinois.
Features a brief history which includes lists of past sheriffs and historical jail information and photographs.
Delaware County Sheriff Department History
Features a complete list of past sheriffs of Indiana territory and Gibson County through present day.
Features historical information about the sheriff's office, the Johnson County jail, past sheriffs, early crimes and vigilante justice.
This very brief history includes a list of former sheriffs1836 to 2007.
Marion County, Indiana Previous Sheriffs
Includes old Marion county jail photos.
Noble County Past Sheriffs
Features a brief history of the Putnam County Sheriff's Office and jail which includes a list of past sheriffs 1822 to present time.
Located on the White County Sheriff's site, the page features links to articles containing historical information about the White County Sheriff's Office and a list of all sheriffs 1892 to present.
Includes Sheriffs, Court Clerks, and other official of Adams County, Iowa.
Keepers of law and order in Alamakee County from 1904-1949. Includes Marshalls, Sheriffs and other Peace Officers of Allamakee County, IA.
This very brief history of the Cass County Sheriff's Office details events through the years with a few names of law enforcement officials but doesn't list the past sheriffs.
List of past sheriffs who served in Chickasaw County, Iowa from 1853 to present day.
Nice history about the Clay County Sheriffs Office along with a list of past sheriffs 1859 to present day.
Features a list of past sheriffs from the first sheriff to present day.
Brien history details the inception of the Fayette County Sheriff's Office and includes a list of past sheriffs 1850 to present time..
Includes sheriffs, mayors and other city officials in the history of Iowa County, IA.
Lists 1851 to present day sheriffs of Mills County, Iowa. Page also features a list of past and current Mills County Deputy Sheriffs.
Nice history with photos and a list of past sheriffs 1860 to present.
Lists past sheriffs who have served Osceola County from 1872 to present time. Also included are past Chiefs of Police of Sibley, IA..
Brief history of the Plymouth County Sheriffs Office features a list of past sheriffs who served Plymouth County 1859 to present.
Features some early history of Pottawattamie County, early law enforcement in the county, jail history and some of the past sheriffs.
Brief history of the Wapello County Sheriff includes past sheriffs 1844 to present time. Also see Wapello County Jail History.
List of county officials includes past sheriffs. Located at RootsWeb.
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