Sheriff Troy Morton was elected Sheriff in November of 2014, and assumed his new position in January 2015. Sheriff Morton’s career with the Penobscot County Sheriff’s Office expands more than 25 years. In 2003 Sheriff Morton was appointed Chief Deputy under then Sheriff Glenn Ross. He began his career at the Sheriff’s Office in 1988 when he was employed in the Corrections Division. He became a full time Corrections Officer in 1989, and then in 1992 he was promoted to Corporal. In 1996 his career path brought him into the Law Enforcement Division. From 1996 until 2000 he served as a Deputy Patrol and Detective. In 2000 he was promoted to Patrol Supervisor.
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