Joe Macleod Announces Run For Robertson County Sheriff
ROBERTSON COUNTY TENNESSEE: (Smokey Barn News) – The first candidate out of the gate, Joe Macleod told Smokey Barn News that he’s tossing his hat into the ring to be the next Sheriff of Robertson County.
We will be gathering more information about Joe in the weeks and months ahead but here’s what we know so far. Joe has about 27 years of law enforcement experience and he was born and raised in Springfield attending Springfield High School.
He worked for the Robertson County Sheriffs Department as a correctional officer before going to work for the Springfield Police Department in Feb. 1991.
He was assigned to the 19th Judicial Drug Task Force in 1992, a position he held for about 5 years. He worked as a canine handler for approximately 10 years and was also a member of the Springfield Police Department SWAT Team.
Joe was promoted to Corporal over the Springfield Police Department bike unit and Community Policing program working in high crime areas. He was later promoted to Patrol Sergeant, a position he holds to this day.
Joe is married to Donna MacLeod and has three daughters Nickie, Taylor and Peyton.
Joe told Smokey Barn News that he’s running on a platform that will be strong leadership and accountability.
“I would make changes to the departments management and shift some of its priorities. I want to enhance our services to better benefit our residents,” Joe said.
Smokey Barn News is currently tracking several candidates for both the Robertson County Mayoral and Sheriff openings. As candidates make the decision to publicly announce their candidacy we will bring it to you.