Sheriff Gary Hofmann, his wife Allison and their two children live in Centreville. Laura is 18 and Joey is 16, both are active in local sports, traveling teams, and Joey still attends Queen Anne’s County High School.
Sheriff Gary Hofmann is the elected Sheriff for Queen Anne’s County, Maryland. Sheriff Gary Hofmann was re-elected in 2010, now serving his second term. He took office in December 2006. His term is for four years. Sheriff Gary Hofmann has served with the Queen Anne’s County Office of the Sheriff for the past 19 years, holding command positions in both patrol and support divisions. The positions have included, patrol supervisor and community policing / crime prevention supervisor. Previous law enforcement experience is added with an allied agency, bringing the total law enforcement experience of 24 years. Sheriff Gary Hofmann was previously a sergeant before elected to Sheriff.
Sheriff Gary Hofmann is currently a Maryland Police Training Commission Instructor, a National Highway Traffic Safety Instructor and has taught on issues from community policing, crime prevention, gang instructor, domestic violence, community policing, and traffic safety. Sheriff Gary Hofmann has placed an emphasis on community and patrol, dedicating manpower to crime prevention and community issues. The Office of the Sheriff has changed the mission statement to “Prompt professional courteous police services with a no tolerance to crime approach”.
Sheriff Gary Hofmann recently served as the Past Second Vice President on the Maryland Crime Prevention Association.
Sheriff Gary Hofmann has been appointed to the State Board of Victim Services by Governor O’Malley.
Sheriff Gary Hofmann has served as the President of the Maryland Sheriffs Association. Representing all 24 Maryland Sheriffs during 2011, and now is the past President.
Sheriff Gary Hofmann serves as the chair on the Maryland Sheriffs Homeland Security Board, and the Chairman of the Queen Anne’s County Drug Task Force, a member of Partnership with Children, Tobacco and Drug Coalition and many other committees.
Sheriff Gary Hofmann is a graduate of the FBI Law Enforcement Executive Development School, The National Sheriff’s Institute 92nd Session, and attended University of Virginia including being a graduate of FBI National Academy Class 236.