Bob Fletcher previously served as the Ramsey County Sheriff for 16 years. In 2013 he retired from 36 years in law enforcement. Prior to becoming Sheriff, Bob served as Commander of the St Paul Police Department where he became an expert in Juvenile Delinquency. Bob currently serves as the Director of the Center For Somalia History Studies and is a Counter-Terrorism instructor specializing in Al-Shabaab and Radicalization. In 2014, Bob was elected to serve as a Vadnais Heights City Council Member. He graduated from Hamline University with a B.A. in Political Science and Government in 1977 before beginning his career in law enforcement.