Past Sheriffs

Joseph L. Hood

1837-1840

Killed in the line of duty on March 19, 1840.

George T. Howard

1840-Unknown

Resigned at an unknown date.

Franklin L. Paschal

1842-1842

Resigned May 12, 1842.

George T. Howard

1842-1848

Nathaniel R. Mallon

1848-1848

Resigned on December 11, 1848.

Benjamin F. Hill

1848-1850

John Crawford

1850-1852

William B. Knox

1852-1856

William R. Henry

1856-1858

John Dobbin

1858-1862

Gouveneur H. Nelson

1862-1864

Edward A. Stevens

1864-1865

James N. Fisk

1865-1869

Henry D. Bonnet

1869-1876

William B. Knox

1876-1878

Thomas P. McCall

1878-1884

Edward A. Stevens

1884-1885

Killed in the line of duty.

Nathaniel Lewis

1886-1888

Thomas P. McCall

1888-1892

John P. Campbell

1892-1900

John W. Tobin

1900-1909

Benjamin D. Lindsey

1909-1912

John W. Tobin

1913-1924

James Stevens

1924-1928

Died of natural causes. Succeeded by wife Matilda Stevens.

Matilda Stevens

1928-1929

Alfonso Newton

1929-1930

Albert Hausser

1931-1934

Albert West

1935-1936

Will W. Wood

1937-1940

Owen W. Kilday

1941-1962

Died of natural causes.

William B. Hauck

1962-1978

Rudolph C. Garza

1978-1980

Joe Neaves

1981-1984

Harlon Copeland

1985-1992

Ralph Lopez

1993-2007

Rolando R. Tafolla

2007-2008

Amadeo Ortiz

2009-2012

Susan L. Pamerleau

2013-Present

First woman elected to the position of Sheriff.