Sheriff Bob Mosier

Bob Mosier is a native Virginian with a distinguished  career as a law enforcement professional. Bob’s career spans over 30 years in local, county, Federal Government, domestic, and international law enforcement. Bob started as a police dispatcher at age 19, and at 21 graduated with Top Overall Achievement as a Patrol Officer. Bob served at the local level, and based on his recognized skills and abilities, quickly moved up the ranks.

While in Fauquier County, Bob began as a Deputy Sheriff, and throughout his career served as Commander of Special Operations,  Patrol Division, and  Criminal Investigations Division. Bob developed and implemented community policing programs, managed security for large public events, and distinguished himself by earning 16 Letters of Commendation, two Unit Citation Awards, a Distinguished Service Award, a Community Service Award, and a Valor Award.

The personal integrity, professionalism, leadership, and managerial skills Bob developed in local law enforcement made him highly sought after for international criminal justice assignments. In 1996 he was selected by the U.S. Department of State to serve in Bosnia and Herzegovina with the International Police Task Force as a Station Commander where he represented Fauquier County Sheriff’s Office. Following this assignment, Bob served with the International Justice Mission (IJM), a human rights organization, as Director of Investigations working in Asia, Middle and Near East, Africa, and Latin America. Bob later served as a senior representative for a large, complex U.S. Department of Defense law enforcement program in which he provided daily oversight over all administrative, logistical, operational, and training requirements for 300 law enforcement professionals. Following this service, Bob became a GS-15 Deputy Senior Executive Police Advisor for the Iraq Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs with the U.S. Department of State with oversight over 150 Senior Police Advisors. Bob is currently supporting the U.S. Department of Defense as the Senior Associate for Law Enforcement Operations with Obsidian Solutions Group.

Bob has been married to his wife Cindy for 28 years. They are the proud parents of three adult children and have three grandchildren. Bob and Cindy were both Fauquier County law enforcement officers. Cindy was an instructor for the Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) Program in Fauquier County, among other duties. Bob is currently on the board of the Fauquier Historical Society, is a volunteer gun safety instructor with the Boys Scouts, and supports various youth organizations. Both Bob and Cindy are active members of their church. Bob enjoy's  sailing, classic cars, hunting, and history-and most of all, spending time with family.

Bob earned an Associate Degree in Applied Science with an area of concentration in Police Science and anticipates his Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice in 2016.

Read more about Bob's experience and leadership.

Awards & Commendations:

Paid for by the Committee for Bob Mosier