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Chief Deputy Colonel Richard Hart Jr.

Colonel Hart started his public safety career at 16 years old as a volunteer fighter/EMT in Prince Georges County, Maryland.  He then served with the Prince Georges County Police Department for 20 years as a patrol officer, investigator and supervisor.  In 2005, Colonel Hart began his career with the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office, and has held various positions/ranks in the Patrol and Investigative divisions.  Colonel Hart ascended to the rank of Chief Deputy in September 2020.Colonel Hart is a 2011 graduate of the FBI National Academy, Class 247.






























Carroll County Sheriff's Office • 100 North Court Street • Westminster, Maryland 21157
410.386.2900 or 1.888.302.8924

Equal Opportunity Employer

The Carroll County Sheriff’s Office is committed to recruiting initiatives that reflect a fair and impartial representation of minority groups and females among its employees and applicants in approximate proportion to the minority composition of the Carroll County community.