In December 2005, I accepted the position of Chief of Police where I find the position to be honorable and challenging.
In March 1979, I began my law enforcement career as a police officer for Thurmont. To prepare myself for a rewarding career, and to enhance my skills and knowledge, I left Thurmont and joined the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office, only to fulfill a long-term goal and dream - to return to Thurmont and become the Chief of Police.
As Chief of Police, I find myself heading a progressive and professional department. The department is made up of well-trained and dedicated members who are committed to serving and protecting the citizens of Thurmont.
The Thurmont Police Department is a community oriented and problem solving law enforcement agency. Our commitment to the philosophy of community policing and problem solving is an organizational strategy that encourages a working partnership between the police and the citizens of the community.