Honorable Norman Wood
Sheriff of Kent County
(302) 736-2161 / Fax: (302) 736-2164
To serve the citizens of Kent County in a professional, efficient and judicious manor by utilizing technology and resources to continually improve the quality of service provided to the citizens.
Background: Sheriff Norman Wood, a registered Democratic, is serving his first four year term. Sheriff Wood was elected to office in November of 2010. Sheriff Wood is a life-long Delawarean who has lived in Kent County his entire life. Family: Norman is married to Penny Mae Wood and has one grown daughter, Whitney M. Diaz. He has two grand-sons; Jase and Jaxon Diaz. Education: Graduated from Lake Forest High School; Associates Degree in Criminal Justice, Kaplan University. Graduate of the Delaware State Police Academy. Employment: Currently a Lieutenant in charge of the Special Investigations Unit of the Smyrna Police Department with over twenty years of service. Community Involvement: Fraternal Order of Police Lodge # 3 Delaware Police Chief's Council Delaware Farm Bureau Past Master Harmony Lodge # 13