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Chief Deputy Troy Morton was appointed Chief Deputy by Sheriff Glenn Ross in 2003.  The Chief Deputy is the second in command of the entire agency and is directly responsible for the oversight of the law enforcement, courts and civil divisions.  Troy 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.  Troy transferred into the Transport Division in 1990, then in 1992  he was promoted to Corporal of this division.  In 1996 his career path brought him into the Law Enforcement Division. From 1996 until 2000 he served as a Patrol Deputy and  Detective.  In 2000 Troy was promoted to Patrol Supervisor, one of three Patrol Supervisors. 

Activities and Organizations

  • Maine Sheriff's Association
  • National Sheriff's Association
  • Maine Chief's of Police
  • Penobscot County Triad (Chair)
  • Healthy Maine Partnerships (County Wide)
  • National Tactical Officer Association

Advanced Training

  • Maine Criminal Justice Academy
  • FBI Leadership
  • National Correction Academy
  • Northeast Counter Drug
  • National Tactical Officer ( SWAT)
  • International Chief's of Police