Jeff Richards, who is currently serving as Captain over the Criminal Investigations Division at the Carroll County Sheriffs Office has been named as the new Carroll County Prison Warden. The transition for Richards will begin next month.
Carroll County Commission Chairman Michelle Morgan said in a statement about the transition, I am so excited to appoint Jeff Richards to position of Warden over the Carroll County Prison. His knowledge and experience in Public Safety and the fact he is already part of our Carroll County family is going to make this transition seamless and the possibilities of this new opportunity endless.
Richards has served the Carroll County Sheriffs Office since 1988 serving in capacities such as Sergeant over the Special Operations Unit, Lieutenant in the Training Division, Captain over the Jail Division, and his most recent assignment for the last seven years, Captain over the Criminal Investigations Division. Richards has also received countless hours of training in different specialty areas such as management, supervision, and has worked for Carroll County Fire and Rescue as well as being appointed the Director of E-911 during his career in Public Safety.