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"A Leader From the People; for the People."

John D.B Carr is a proud native of Prince George’s County who lives in Brandywine with his wife and four children. John attended Bishop McNamara High School while later attending the University of Maryland at College Park, where he received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminology & Criminal Justice. Focusing on his passion for serving the community, John started his career with the Prince George’s County Office of the Sheriff. While serving as a Deputy Sheriff, John continued his education at Norwich University, where he earned a Master’s degree in Public Administration.


In his 20-year law enforcement career with the Prince George’s County Office of the Sheriff, John has served in a variety of supervisory positions including stops in the Warrants & Fugitive Division, Domestic Violence Intervention Division, and Internal Affairs Division. His distinguished work ethic earned him the current rank of Lieutenant Colonel, serving as one of three Assisting Sheriffs, John commands the Bureau of Field Operations.


In addition to his field-related experience, John is a certified instructor for the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) teaching leadership and principles. He is an active member of the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives (NOBLE), the National Association for Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), and the National Tactical Officers Association (NTOA). John currently serves as the elected District 27 At-Large member of Prince George’s County Democratic Central Committee and the Board of Directors of the Maryland Crimes Victims Resource Center.


Making A Difference 

Fighting Domestic Violence

  • Working to expand the domestic violence services available throughout the county.

  • Actively engaging our citizens to provide resources available to them to help end Domestic Violence.

Warrant Apprehension of Violent Offenders

  • Develop a warrant task force to focus on gun violence

  • Focus on actively pursuing all warrants, including guns and violent offenders

Community Outreach

  • Working with community partners to inform our citizens of the resources available including, domestic violence and child support services

  • Establish programs to engage at-risk youth and protect vulnerable adults living in our communities

Mental Health Services

  • Create a new partnership between agencies, courts, and hospitals to help identify and better serve citizens with mental health issues

  • Fight to encourage the county to provide a facility for adolescents with mental health issues

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