Sam Cogen is a longstanding public servant who worked in the Baltimore City Sheriff’s Office between 1996 and 2021. Sam started his distinguished, 25-year career as an intern and worked his way up through the ranks to become a top commander.
As the Assistant Sheriff for Baltimore City, Sam’s highest priority was providing fair and dedicated service to all citizens of Baltimore. He provided leadership to operational units – where his duties ranged from violent offender warrant apprehension to developing and fostering relationships with communities across Baltimore City.
Sam has received multiple awards in recognition of his dedication to his profession, and was promoted within the office eight times. It is this long career in public service that accounts for Sam’s expert knowledge in all areas of city law enforcement. In 2021, Sam Cogen retired to run for the office’s top job: Sheriff of Baltimore City.