Gerald Mitchell for Sheriff
Gerald Mitchell has served in the military, law enforcement and the investigations field for 17 years. He has gained a wealth of experience serving in patrols as Leading Enlisted Department Manager; Senior Watch Commander; Field Training Officer; Investigator; Special Duty & Tactical Team Leader. Having earned myriad awards and special accommodations for excellence, dedication to service and professionalism while serving on active duty, Gerald pursued additional degrees and certifications. First, Gerald earned a bachelor’s degree in Business Management with a concentration in Legal Writing & Research. He then attained his Master’s of Business Administration Degree (-Disciplined in Public Administration). Furthermore, Gerald procured national accreditation as a Fraud Investigator through the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners headquartered in Austin, Texas. Gerald’s work as a fraud investigator earned him credentials through the Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services and other investigative authorities in compliance, investigations and other related areas.
Gerald has experienced working in government, first with the Commonwealth of Virginia in Compliance and Administration. Secondly, he worked in Isle of Wight County as a fraud investigator. Gerald honed his investigation’s skillset to the point that he opened a Security and Investigations consulting business in order to expand his horizons.
Gerald is a probationary member of the James City County Volunteer Rescue Squad. He is avid in supporting Veteran causes, and bringing attention to community issues.
Gerald and his family are residents of Toano.
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