Commissioner Randall Liberty began his Law Enforcement at the Kennebec County Sheriff’s Office in 1989 as a Deputy Sheriff. He served 26 years at the Sheriffs Office, the last nine years as the elected Sheriff. During his tenure he focused his efforts on Justice Involved Military Veterans, food insecurity, and the treatment of Addiction. Liberty served as the President of the Maine Sheriffs Association, as the Chairman of the Maine Drug Enforcement Advisory Board and on the Board of Visitors at the University of Maine (Augusta). In addition to active duty service as a Military Policeman in Korea, he served as a Mountain Infantryman in Italy, as a Drill Sergeant, and as an Instructor at the U.S. Military Academy, West Point. Liberty’s last assignment was in 2004 as the Command Sergeant Major of a Military Transition Team, imbedded with 772 Iraqi Infantryman in the City of Fallujah. Liberty is a three time State of Maine Law Enforcement Officer of the year. He is a graduate of the FBI National Academy and earned a Master’s in Management and Leadership from Liberty University. Liberty formerly served as the Warden of the Maine State Prison where he focused on agricultural education, agricultural production, nutritional enhancement, and composting. Liberty is a Master Gardener and Beekeeper. He was appointed as the Commissioner of Corrections for the State of Maine, by Governor Janet Mills in 2019 where he continues to expand agricultural efforts.