[photo, Marcus L. Brown, Maryland Secretary of State Police] COL. MARCUS L. BROWN
Secretary of State Police, 2011-15

Secretary of State Police, August 1, 2011 to January 19, 2015. Resigned January 19, 2015. Member, Governor's Executive Council, 2011-15; Governor's Overdose Prevention Council, 2014-15. Chair, Cease Fire Council, 2011-15; Handgun Roster Board, 2011-15; Statewide Interoperability Executive Committee, 2011-15; Police Training Commission, 2011-15. Board of Visitors, R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, University of Maryland Medical System, 2011-15. Member, Task Force to Study the Creation of a Maryland Center for School Safety, 2011-13.

Member, State Child Fatality Review Team, 2011-15; Governor's Family Violence Council, 2011-15; Maryland Integrated Map Executive Committee, 2011-15; Interdepartmental Advisory Committee for Minority Affairs, 2011-15; State Postmortem Examiners Commission, 2011-15; Sexual Offender Advisory Board, 2011-15; Vehicle Theft Prevention Council, 2011-15; Task Force to Study Access of Individuals with Mental Illness to Regulated Firearms, 2012-13; Task Force to Study the Laws and Policies relating to Representation of Indigent Criminal Defendants by the Office of the Public Defender, 2012-14. Chair, [Secretary of State Police] Superintendent's Council of Advisors on Diversity and Inclusion, 2012-15; State Law Enforcement Coordinating Council, 2012-15. Member, Task Force on Juvenile Court Jurisdiction, 2013-14; Governor's Commission for Effective Community Inclusion of Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 2013-15. Governing Board, Maryland Center for School Safety, 2013-15. Member, Statewide Interoperability Radio Control Board, 2014-15; Council on Open Data, 2014-15; Task Force to Study Methods to Reduce the Rate of Uninsured Drivers, 2014-15.

Patrol officer, Police Department, San Jose, California, 1989-92.

Police Officer, Baltimore City Police Department, 1992-2001. Commander, Special Operations Section, 2001-02, Organized Crime Division, 2002-03, Northwestern District, 2003-04, Baltimore City Police Department. Chief of Internal Affairs, Baltimore City Police Department, 2004-05. Deputy Police Commissioner, Operations Bureau, Baltimore City Police Department, 2005-07.

Chief, Maryland Transportation Authority Police, 2007-11. Member, State Commission on Criminal Sentencing Policy, 2007-15.

Acting Commissioner, Pennsylvania State Police, 2015. Director, Pennsylvania Governor's Office of Homeland Security, 2015-.

Born in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, 1965. Pennsylvania State University, B.S. (business/marketing), 1987; University of Baltimore School of Law, J.D., 2003. President, Maryland Chiefs of Police Association, 2013 (2nd vice-president, 2011; 1st vice-president, 2012). Member, Police Executive Research Forum. Credentialed Assessor, Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies. Married.

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