George Nelson

Chief Deputy

Chief Deputy George Nelson began his career in law enforcement in 1989 with the Crisfield Police Department. While working at the Crisfield Police Department, he was assigned to road patrol duties. 

In August 1990, Chief Deputy Nelson joined the ranks of the Somerset County Sheriff’s Office where he performed road patrol and civil process duties.  He was also assigned to the Criminal Investigation Section. He progressed through the ranks and was appointed to the rank of Chief Deputy in January 2015. In addition to his assigned duties, Chief Deputy Nelson supervises the Somerset County Sheriff’s Office Honor Guard.