"As your Sheriff, I am committed to our community, accountable to the people and bring a service that includes training and technology that will enhance protecting our neighborhoods and our families."
37 YEARS OF PROVEN EXPERIENCE, INTEGRITY and EXCELLENCE!
Todd Stewart is the most qualified choice for Stone County. Stone County is his home and he takes the safety and security of his community very seriously.
On top of his qualifications (listed below), Todd Stewart has taught, mentored and led an estimated 6,500 Law Enforcement Officers throughout his career. This includes over 600 New Officers from all over the state of Mississippi. Todd Stewart has built relationships nationwide by providing continued and advanced training to seasoned officers and internationally, by instructing Canadian and British Explorer Cadets. He personally ensured that minimally funded departments throughout the state of Mississippi were able to get top of the line continued training for their officers, free of charge through a state funded grant, helping the budget for those counties and departments.
As a Second Amendment advocate, Todd teaches South Mississippi residents Enhanced Carry and NRA Gun Safety Courses. If elected, he is looking forward to starting a Citizens Academy for the Stone County Residents and Businesses, free of charge, that will help educate the community on Proper Active Shooter Response, Resource Protection, Risk assessment, Fire Arms safety, First Aid and Public Safety.
As an experienced Internal Affairs Investigator, Todd knows that building proper trust between the community and the police is vital so we can work together for a safer Stone County. Todd is a CALEA Program manager(third party accountability program) and is determined to establish this program in the Sheriffs Department to provide set standards for excellence and transparency.
He also has a heart for the youth of Stone county and is looking forward to establishing a Police Athletic League(PAL).
Southern Regional Public Safety Institute(Police Academy):
-Active Shooter Response Trainer for Law Enforcement & Civilians
-Less Lethal Munitions Instructor
-Emergency Vehicle Operations(EVOC) Instructor
-Defensive Tactics Instructor
-First Aid/CPR Instructor
-Oleoresin Capsicum Spray Instructor
-Field Training Officer(FTO) Instructor/Manager
-Instructor Development Course Trainer
-ASP Baton Instructor
USAF Security Police:
-SWAT Team Leader
-Law Enforcement Instructor
-Law Office Manager
Security Forces Combat Readiness Training Center(CRTC)
Biloxi Police Department:
-Internal Affairs (IA) Investigator
-Grant Manager,Internal Affairs (IA)
-Boat & Dive Search & Rescue Team
Gulfport Police Department:
-SWAT Team Sniper & Hostage Negotiator
-Training & Accreditation Sergeant
Wiggins Police Department:
-Part Time Officer and Instructor
-MASTERS in Criminal Justice
-Mississippi Command College
-Bachelors in Administration of Justice
-Associates in Paralegal Studies
-Associates Degree/Instructor of Technology & Military Science
-Associates Degree in Security Administration