NSA Mourns Past President, Retired Sheriff Philip McKelvey

The National Sheriffs' Association is saddened to share that we lost NSA 1999-2000 President/Sheriff (ret.) Philip McKelvey on Monday, April 26, 2021.

From his obituary: "In 1985, Sheriff McKelvey was elected to the Board of Directors of the National Sheriffs' Association. He remained a member of the Board and began to move through the chairs culminating in his election to serve as president of the Association for 1999-2000, the first Maryland Sheriff to serve in that capacity. During that year, he traveled over 75,000 miles attending state conventions and conducting Association business. He received many awards including a commendation from the Department of the Interior Bureau of Indian Affairs, a commission as an official Arkansas Traveler by then Gov. Michael Huckabee and a Kentucky Colonel commission by the Governor of Kentucky. He and his wife attended the National Sheriffs' Conference for over 33 years."

Please join us in keeping Sheriff McKelvey’s family in your thoughts and prayers.