Name: LeRoy Upshaw
Occupation: Barbour County Sheriff
Primary Election date: June 3rd
Family: Wife- Stephanie Upshaw, son- Brandon Upshaw
Background: Upshaw graduated from Eufaula high school and also later graduated from Auburn University majoring in criminology. Upshaw also graduated from the University of Alabama Law Enforcement Academy, A.P.O.S.T. Certified.
Upshaw also served as a jailer, sheriff’s deputy, sheriff’s investigator, K-9 officer, and captain of the Barbour County Sheriff’s Office.
Upshaw is also currently serving his 8th year as the sheriff of Barbour County.
Platform: To continue to keep Barbour County a safe place to raise our families through proactive criminal enforcement, and sound investigative techniques. My education and experience in all areas of the Sheriff’s Office make me uniquely qualified to serve as sheriff for a third term.