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Chester County Sheriff

The Chester County Sheriff's office is responsible for enforcing court orders, serving criminal and civil writs issued by county courts, transporting prisoners throughout the Commonwealth, performing extraditions from other states for court proceedings, assisting with processing DUI offenders, issuing firearms licenses, conducting sales of property, assisting local and regional law-enforcement agencies during emergencies and apprehensions, and ensuring safety in county courts. The Sheriff serves a 4-year term.

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    Jim Fitzgerald

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    Fredda Maddox

Education B.A. from University of North Carolina. - M.S. Business Management from Troy University
Qualifications -Retired FBI Special Agent with over 26 years of service as a counter-terrorism and violent crimes investigator. -Marine Corps Officer/pilot/veteran with 10 years active duty military service. -Investigated, arrested and convicted KKK Imperial Wizard David Hall and other white supremacists. -Investigated, arrested and convicted Clayton Lee Wagner, an escaped federal prisoner, "FBI Top 10" fugitive and "US Marshals Top 15" fugitive, who sent over 1000 anthrax threat letters to women's reproductive health care facilities. -Participated in the successful investigation efforts of the Philadelphia Joint Terrorism Task Force, Delaware Valley Violent Crimes Task Force and the Coatesville Arson Task Force. -West Goshen resident since 1992 and raised four children in Chester County.
Campaign Phone (484) 254-4168
Education Law degree from Widener University School of Law. - Masters degree in Criminal Justice from West Chester University.
Qualifications -Pennsylvania State Trooper -FBI Trained Special Agent - PA Office of the Attorney General -Narcotics Agent - Bureau of Narcotics -Child Advocate Attorney and Public Defender -Domestic Violence Center Attorney