Sheriff - Bob Brooks (1998-2011)
Sheriff Brooks took office in an era where computers, handheld devices, the Internet, and DNA evidence all became indispensible tools. The 911 terrorists attack changed the nation. Sheriff Brooks led the department through this very progressive period, which was also often marked with fiscal challenges and did so while upholding the highest of ethical standards and integrity. Sheriff Brooks instituted the Six Points of Honor that established the foundation for the department’s core values. Sheriff Brooks retired in 2011 after the expiration of his third full term and 37 years of distinguished service.