Kevin M. KrausKevin M. Kraus is the Democratic candidate running for Sheriff of Allegheny County.

Kevin was appointed to Chief Deputy of the Allegheny County Sheriff’s Office on June 5, 2014 by Sheriff William P. Mullen where he continues to serve today.

As Chief Deputy, Kevin is second in command at the Sheriff’s Office and tirelessly oversees and manages the daily operations of 169 sworn and 34 civilian personnel within the Civil, Courts and Investigations divisions.

Back in March of 1993, Kevin became a police officer with the respected Pittsburgh Bureau of Police. He served the City of Pittsburgh for 21 esteemed years and worked through the ranks of Detective, Sergeant and Lieutenant. For 12 years, he served as Lieutenant of Major Crimes, Investigations Branch, responding to and overseeing the criminal and administrative investigations of all police-involved incidents entailing serious injury or death to any party, responding to homicide and major crime scenes and managing those investigations while commanding a staff of 9 supervisors and 100 detectives within the 12 divisions of Major Crimes. He was also entrusted to serve as the Interim Commander of the Zone 5 station, which is the city’s most active police district.


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