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Happy Retirement to John Stafford



Deputy John S. Stafford

 Today, January 06, 2021 is Deputy Stafford's last day working with our TEAM.  John has had a very interesting and extensive career in the U.S. Marines and in law enforcement, he is a true patriot and one of the best law enforcement officers I have had the honor to work with.  John has been a great asset for the Livingston County Sheriff's Office and citizens.  Please wish him well.  SC 

Deputy Stafford as raised in rural Georgia where he graduated from Lincoln County High School. John was married in May 1976 and has 4 children and 8 grandchildren.

John served his country in the United States Marine Corps where he proudly served in the 8th I Marine Barracks, Washington, DC and served duty at both the White House and Camp David. John also served in Vietnam and during the Fall of Saigon.

John Stafford attended Morrow State University and Georgia Tech. Served in the United States Marine Corps Reserves where he specialized in chemical warfare.

John has work experience with the U.S. Marshall Service in Kansas City, Missouri working part-time in Felon Security, Travel, and Court. John is retired after 17 ½ years with the Kansas City Police Department where he worked as Patrolman, Field Training Officer, CIT Officer, was a Certified DNA Collector, and Detective.

Beginning September 2016, John was employed as a Livingston County Reserve Deputy/Bailiff.  John began full time duties as road deputy on November 01, 2017. 

Sheriff Steve Cox