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Vigilance

265 Years of the Bedford County Sheriff's Office

Don Garlock

9780998238999
104 pages
Audacious Faith LLC
Overview

VIGILANCE: 265 Years of the Bedford County Sheriff's Office, is a two-fold volume that shines a bright light on the history of the High Sheriffs of Bedford County, Virginia… all the way back to its beginnings in 1754. Intensive and unprecedented all-new research has been distilled into a handsome and detailed volume—full color throughout and with more than 170 illustrations—chronicling the succession of Sheriffs from 1754 to the present. A brief personal sketch of each of the 63 men who have held the Office lends an astonishing level of fresh insight into just who these men were and the times in which they lived.

Also brand new for 2019 are photos of the dedicated men, women, and K-9s of the Bedford County Sheriff's Office, along with some of the vehicles in the fleet, including an original 1966 Ford.

The story of Bedford is the story of America. You'll marvel at how closely intertwined were the founders and formative leaders of Bedford with the forging of our nation. Read the heartfelt letter of esteem from the members of the Bedford County Militia sent in 1798 to their former General and newly-retired President George Washington, and his remarkable reply!

VIGILANCE: 265 Years of the Bedford County Sheriff's Office is jam-packed with insight and information borne of the author's four decades of research into local history. This volume will be of great value to readers with interests in Law Enforcement, Colonial Virginia, the History of Bedford County, Genealogy of early Bedford County families, and more.

Author Bio
Don Garlock, Jr. is a seasoned multi-disciplinary creative professional—storyteller, investigator, copywriter, designer, artist, producer,and publisher. Garlock is a former executive in the broadcasting, publishing, and marketing disciplines. Garlock began working with Sheriff Mike Brown in 1995, and was a founding member in 1998 of the Operation Blue Ridge Thunder Task Force. Garlock devotes time and talent as Director of Research for the Safe Surfin’ Foundation, the non-profit initiative founded by Sheriff Brown to foster online safety and responsibility. In 2015, Garlock with his wife, Julie, founded Audacious Faith, LLC—Publishers, to tell stories worth telling.