2022 Alabama Elections

Mark Pettway, Democrat, Sheriff

Sheriff Mark Pettway (Photo by Solomon Crenshaw Jr.)

Mark Pettway


Age: 58

Residence: Birmingham

Political experience: Jefferson County Sheriff, 2018-present.

Professional experience: Fairfield Police Department, 1993-99; Internal Revenue Service Task Force, 2012-14; Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office, 1999-present. Member, Fraternal Order of Police, Police Benevolent Association; former member, Law Enforcement Bicycle Association.

Civic experience: Member, Vestavia Hills Civitan Club; member, Kiwanis Club of Birmingham.

Education: Faulkner University, business administration, 1989-91; instructor at the Sheriff’s Academy; instructor in cybercrime and identity theft education classes.

Top Contributors: Speed PAC, $125,000; Bruce Pettway, $37,676.25; Millennials PAC, $35,000; Gordon, Dana, Gilmore LLC, $30,000; Poarch Band of Creek Indians, $10,000; Exit 108 LLC, $10,000; Leadership PAC, $9,750; CMG PAC II, $8,000.

Campaign: https://www.markpettway.com/.