Famous Female Sheriffs

List of famous female sheriffs, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest female sheriffs list contains the most prominent and top females known for being sheriffs. There are thousand of females working as sheriffs in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic sheriffs have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a female aspiring to be a sheriff then the people below should give you inspiration.

A factual list, featuring people like Margo Frasier and Kim Guadagno.

While this isn't a list of all female sheriffs, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous female sheriffs?" and "Who are the best female sheriffs?"

  • Andrea J. Cabral (born 1959) is an American lawyer and former Massachusetts Secretary of Public Safety.
    • Age: 63
    • Birthplace: East Providence, Rhode Island
  • Guadalupe Valdez (born October 11, 1947) is an American law enforcement official who served as Sheriff of Dallas County, Texas, from 2005 to 2017, and was the Democratic nominee for Governor of Texas in the 2018 gubernatorial election, which she lost to Greg Abbott.
    • Age: 75
    • Birthplace: Texas, Area code 210, Contiguous United States, Comal County, San Antonio
  • Kimberly Ann Guadagno (Italian pronunciation: [ɡwaˈdaɲɲo]; née McFadden; born April 13, 1959) is an American attorney, politician, and former prosecutor who served as the first Lieutenant Governor and 33rd Secretary of State of New Jersey from 2010 to 2018. Guadagno was the Republican nominee for Governor of New Jersey in 2017.
    • Age: 63
    • Birthplace: Waterloo, Iowa, United States of America
  • Ruth Anderson, QC has extensive experience of the criminal justice system. She was admitted as a solicitor in 1972, and as an advocate in 1991, taking silk in 1999. Her practice at the Bar has been principally a criminal one, defending in the High Court of Justiciary. She also served as an Advocate Depute from 1998 until January 2001. Miss Anderson has had local government experience and has also worked in private practice as a solicitor. She was appointed a part-time Sheriff in May 2003 and a full-time sheriff in September 2006.