Chief Deputy J. Charles Edwards

EdwardsChief Deputy Edwards started with the Allen County Sheriff’s Department in 1984 as a Confinement Officer.

Throughtout his career he has worked in nearly every divison. Chief Deputy Edwards rose through the merit ranks and was promoted to lieutenant in 2012, which he remained until being appointed Chief Deputy in 2015.

Chief Deputy Edwards is responsible for overseeing operations and administration for the entire department.

As second in command, the Chief Deputy answers directly to the Sheriff.