Livingston Banks Files for Queen Anne’s Sheriff

Livingston W. Banks filed Tuesday, May 11, 2010, for Queen Anne’s County Sheriff.  A native of the Eastern Shore, Banks is a 25-year veteran of the Maryland State Police.  He and his wife Christine moved to Queen Anne’s County 20 years ago. They have two daughters, Danielle and Madison, who attend local schools.

During his MSP career, Banks has worked road patrol, narcotics, homicide, domestic violence, counterterrorism, criminal and traffic collision investigations as well as incident management. For the past 17 years he has served in management and administration positions.  Banks has extensive law enforcement budgetary experience and has worked to overcome the numerous budget challenges his agency has faced during the course of his MSP career.

Banks pledges to put his career experience to work tackling the County’s need for proactive policing to improve public safety and establishing fiscal responsibility in Sheriff Department’s operating budget

“I have almost three decades of experience in law enforcement from routine traffic stops to solving homicides and arresting criminals charged with drug and domestic violence offenses,” Banks explained. “I will bring my leadership experience to develop proactive policing to Queen Anne’s County.”

“As Sheriff, I will address personnel management with an eye towards improving public safety while bringing the budget under control so that the taxpayers are assured that they are getting their tax dollars worth of protection,” Banks said.

Banks is active in many community groups, including Hospice of Queen Anne’s, NAACP, Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 108 Queen Anne’s as well as providing safety talks in area schools in the county. Banks and his family reside in Queenstown, Maryland.