Sheriff Marty Grisham graduated from Marietta High School in 1972. He continued his education at Cooke County Junior College and Southeastern Oklahoma State University. In 1978, Sheriff Grisham began his Law Enforcement career as a Reserve Police Officer for the Marietta Police Department. Sheriff Grisham continued his law enforcement career with the Gainesville (Texas) Police Department from 1981 until 1986. He was assigned to the Police motorcycle unit and promoted to the rank of Sergeant. In 1986, Sheriff Grisham was accepted into the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, serving the citizens of the State of Oklahoma for twenty-eight and a half years. Fifteen of those years he spent in the Marine Enforcement Division before retiring in 2014.
Sheriff Grisham ran for Sheriff in 2016, unopposed, and took office in November 2016. Sheriff Grisham has an Advanced Certificate in Law Enforcement. Since he has taken office, Sheriff Grisham has brought Professionalism and Integrity to the Love County Sheriff’s Office.
“I appreciate the support of the citizens of Love County. This office and I will continue to serve the citizens with Honesty, Professionalism, and Integrity.” — Sheriff Marty Grisham