Getting to Know Your Talbot County Leaders: Joe Gamble, Sheriff’s Office

2 min read | Posted on November 15, 2017

Healthy Talbot is kicking off a new segment to help you get to know your Talbot County leaders!  First up, Sheriff Joe Gamble with the Talbot County Sheriff’s Office talks hopes, fears, and holidays with Healthy Talbot!

# of Employees at the Sheriff’s Office: 35

Length of time in position: 3 years

Schooling: Towson University

Fun Fact: I am bald

Favorite Hobby: Duck Hunting

Dream Job when you were a Child:          Professional Football Player

Favorite movie or t.v. show: The original Lonesome Dove 

Pets: Two (2) Labs  

Fears: The Abominable Snow Man and Big Foot

Inspiration: People

Favorite/Dream Travel Destination: Alaska

Ruin Thanksgiving in 4 words or less:  The Turkey isn’t done!

The holidays are right around the corner. What’s on your wish list this year?  I wish that on Christmas Day my phone doesn’t ring! 

Worst Gift Received: Fruitcake

What do you hope your agency accomplishes over the next 5 years?:  My hope is that this office will be able to effectively meet the growing needs of our citizens.

What is the one thing your agency needs the most to succeed in its mission?: Teaching young police officers how to meet people’s needs.

What do you love about Talbot County? The people and the water!

What do you think Talbot County needs most?  For parents to understand the path to addiction and the strength to empower their children.

Following this interview, you step outside and find a lottery ticket that ends up winning $10 million. What would you do with the money?: Pay off the college loans for my kids, buy a small farm on the water, give to church, give to Talbot Mentors and create a scholarship program for my deputies kids for college!

For more information on the Talbot Sheriff’s Office, visit:

Huge thank you to Sheriff Gamble for taking the time to interview with Healthy Talbot and kicking off our new segment! 


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