Alamance County Sheriff election 2022: Kelly White

Kelly White with his wife Shameka White


Endorsed for


by Down Home Alamance members

(Compiled by Amanda Baker)

Opponent: Terry Johnson

Biography and accomplishments

  • 24 years of law enforcement experience  
  • Served two NC agencies as Interim Police Chief 
  • Currently serves as Deputy Chief of Police for Winston-Salem State University
  • Volunteered helping the homeless community and mentoring youth in Alamance County
  • Served as State Coordinator for ALERT Program (Advanced Law Enforcement Rapid  Response Training) 
  • Trainer for public safety officials in Active Shooter Response, Communication Skills and Firearm Safety 
  • Certified NC General Instructor 
  • Regional Director for Campus HBCUs Law Enforcement Executive Association 
  • Vice President of NC Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators
  • Holds various certifications in law enforcement training including FBI Executive  Leadership courses  
  • 20 + years of public safety executive experience  
  • B.A. in Criminal Justice

Policy positions


Will be a working Sheriff – responsible and accessible to all


Work to increase diversity within the Sheriff’s office


Hold Law enforcement accountable to the community 


Bring professional standards to the Sheriff’s office 


Work in partnership with local law enforcement agencies throughout the county to enhance  community engagement


Work in alliance with The Alamance County Stepping Up Initiative to reduce the number of  mental health patients housed in our jail


Bring Fair, Honest, and equal law enforcement services to all – regardless of race, ethnicity, or  beliefs 


Work to unify the law enforcement community to increase transparency and public trust

Count down to the midterms

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