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Sheriff Todd Entrekin

Sheriff Todd Entrekin



Professional Experience:

November 2010, 2014 -- Elected Sheriff by the citizens of Etowah County

October 2007-November 2010 -- Appointed Sheriff by Governor Bob Riley

1999-2007 -- Chief Deputy, Etowah County Sheriff's Office
*Managed day-to-day operations of the Sheriff's Office
*Supervised a work force of more than 100 employees
*Primary liaison between the Sheriff's Office and U.S. Immigration Service

1996-1999 -- Assistant Chief Deputy, Etowah County Sheriff's Office
*Assisted the Chief Deputy in day-to-day operations of the Sheriff's Office
*Provided leadership to front line Supervisors and guidance to Deputies in the field
*Ensured the integrity of patrol and investigative operations

1991-1996 -- Task Force Commander (Captain), Etowah County Sheriff's Office
*Served as the Executive Officer of the Sheriff's office Drug Task Force
*Supervised agents assigned to the unit
*Led the unit in obtaining a conviction rate of over 97%

1987-1991 -- Narcotics Investigator, Etowah County Sheriff's Office
*Participated in the Sheriff's "War on Drugs"
*Served in both enforcement and undercover roles in Narcotics Enforcement
*Made hundreds of arrests and served countless warrants with one of the best conviction rates in the County.

1982-1987 -- Deputy Sheriff and Dispatcher, Etowah County Sheriff's Office
*Fairly and objectively enforced the laws of the State of Alabama
*Conducted routine patrols and investigations
*Answered calls for service and carried out orders of the Court


1993 -- FBI National Law Enforcement Academy, Quantico, Virginia (172nd Session)
*Graduate -- specialized in management, Investigations and Crisis Management
*Completed additional training in Homicide Investigations
*Completed the "Yellow Brick Road" Physical Fitness Challenge

1993 -- University of Virginia, Richmond, Virginia
*Graduate -- Criminal Justice Education

1991 -- Valencia Community College, Orlando, Florida
*Graduate -- Police Executive Development

1982 -- Northeast Alabama Police Academy, Jacksonville, Alabama
*Graduate -- Commissioned as an Alabama Peace Officer

1980 -- Emma Sansom High School, Gadsden, Alabama

Professional Affiliations/Organizations:

Alabama Narcotics Officers Association
American Society of Law Enforcement Trainers
FBI National Academy Associates
Alabama Sheriff's Association
National Sheriff's Association
American Correctional Association
National Association of School Resource Officers

Public Service:

National Sheriff's Association

2010-2011 - Congressional Affairs Committee
2011-Present - Governmental Affairs Committee
2013-Present - Global Policing Affairs/Homeland Security Committee

Alabama Sheriff's Association

2008-Present - Legislative Committee
2011-2013 - District 4 Director
2014-2015 - Jail Committee

State of Alabama

2011 -- Alabama Homeland Security Task Force
2012 - Alabama Drug Education and Awareness Oversight Council

Community Service:

Created the ECSO STudent Leadership Academy in 2011
YMCA National Safe Place Project
Keep Etowah Beautiful Programs
Alabama Sheriff's Boys and Girls Ranch, Lifetime Member
Etowah County Community Corrections Board
E-911 Board

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