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VOTE CRAIG KONTRA, SHERIFF

COMMUNITY - INTEGRITY - COMMITMENT

MEET CRAIG KONTRA CANDIDATE FOR CALVERT COUNTY SHERIFF

Craig Kontra moved to Maryland in 1984 and then to Calvert County since 1987. He accepted a position with the North Beach Police Department in 1986.Prior to the disbandment of the North Beach Police Department, Craig accepted a position with the Riverdale Police Department in 1987. Craig transferred to the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office in 1988 and remained there until he retired December 18, 2020. He ran two very successful campaigns against the current Sheriff and only lost by a few votes each time.

His assignments included:

  • Patrol Division 1988-1990
  • Promoted to Deputy First Class 1990
  • Drug Enforcement Unit – Tri-county (Calvert, St Mary’s,, Charles) 1990-1997
  • Promoted to rank of Corporal 1993
  • Chosen to initiate Calvert County’s first ever Warrant Division 1997
  • Supervisor of the Warrant Division 1997-2015
  • Promoted to rank of Sergeant 2004
  • Patrol Division 2015-2017
  • Civil Process 2017-2018
  • Drug Enforcement Unit-Calvert 2018-util retirement

Craig has won many awards and accommodations during his years with the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office.

  • State’s Attorney’s Office Detective of the Year
  • State of Maryland Child Support Supervisor of the Year
  • Unprecedented recipient three times of the Sheriff’s Office Deputy of the Year-1990, 1993, 2006
  • Many other agency awards and commendations

Outside Civic Endeavors in Calvert County:

  • Active Member of the Prince Frederick Elks Lodge
  • Active Member of the Calvert Optimist Club
  • Active Board of Director Member for Calvert Alliance Against Substance Abuse
  • Active American Legion Sons of the Legion Squadron 274

Craig is married to Connie Kontra and has a son Brian. They live in Huntingtown and Craig is very proud of his banana trees that he replants every year around his pool and puts away every fall before Jack Frost makes an appearance.  Calvert County is the perfect home for Craig and his family because he enjoys hunting and trout stream fishing and so many other wonderful amenities in Southern Maryland.

MEMBERSHIPS:

THE ELKS LODGE
THE OPTIMIST CLUB

F.O.P.
THE SONS OF THE AMERICAN LEGION
CAASA OF SOUTHERN MD