Sheriff Bill Oldham
Native Memphian
1967 Catholic high School for Boys Graduate
1967-1970 Memphis State University
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PROFESSIONAL

Graduate of 33rd Session of Memphis Police Academy 1972

Selected as a Charter Member by the FBI for its National Law Enforcement Budgeting Advisory Group

1991

Elected as Secretary/Treasurer of the Memphis Metropolitan Association of Chiefs of Police

1993
Vice President 1994
President 1995

Graduate of 21st Session of the FBI’s National Executive Institute

 

Promoted through the Ranks of the Memphis Police Department before Retiring as Serving Director

1-2000

Two time Officer of the Year for MPD

 

The Recipient of numerous Meritorious Citations and Commendations

 

Appointed Chief Deputy of the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office

10-2002
Elected Sheriff of Shelby County 9-2010
Elected Sheriff of Shelby County 9-2014

CIVIC

Elected to the Board Directors of the City of Memphis Credit Union 1986

Re-elected to 8 additional terms

 
Served as Chairman of the Board 4 terms

Appointed to the Committee on Educational Excellence for the Catholic Diocese by Father Rick Gantert, Director of Education           

1995
Served on the Renaissance in Education Board for St. Paul and Bishop Byrne 1993 – 1997

Appointed to 4 four year term as a Member of the Tennessee Corrections

 
Institute Board of Control by Governor Bill Haslam 2011
Elected as Chairman by Board Members 2012, 2013, 2014

Appointed to the U.S. Department of Justice Bureau of Justice Assistance as a Member of the Cross Boundary Corrections Information Exchange Policy Academy by Tennessee Department of Corrections and Governor Bill Haslam

2014

Appointed to the Governor’s Task Force of Recidivism and Sentencing by Tennessee Department of Corrections and Governor Bill Haslam

2014

Active Member of the MMACP

Active Member of the international Association of Chiefs of Police

Active Member of the Tennessee Sheriffs’ Association

Active Member of the National Sheriffs’ Association

Active Member of the Major County Sheriffs’ Association

Retired Member of the Tennessee Chiefs of Police Association

 

HOBBIES
Coaching, Youth Counseling, and Reading

FAMILY
Married to Jean Coughlin Oldham since 1972
3 Children
5 Grandchildren

Contact the Sheriff

Phone: 901-222-5500
Fax: 901-222-5504

Email the Sheriff

Mailing Address:
201 Poplar Ave. 9th Floor
Memphis, TN 38103