Valdez, who was the nation's first Hispanic lesbian sheriff, said she recruited Brown to her executive staff after seeing a photograph of her and wanting to know more about the black female chief, a rarity in law enforcement. (Irwin Thompson / Staff Photographer), 9/11Dallas County's Interim Sheriff Marian Brown, right, talks with Capt. Sheriff Brown is the first African-American Sheriff in Dallas County and one of only three African-American female sheriffs in the United States. (Irwin Thompson / Staff Photographer), 4/11Marian Brown was sworn in as Dallas County’s Interim Sheriff on January 1, 2018. Susan Rodriguez, right, after she was sworn in on January 1, 2018. (Irwin Thompson / Staff Photographer), 11/11Dallas County's Interim Sheriff Marian Brown, right, holds hands with her mother, Estella Lockett, left, after she was sworn in at midnight in the Central Jury Room at the Frank Crowley Courthouse on Jan. 01, 2018. Jose Garcia, right, pose for a picture after the swearing-in at midnight in the Central Jury Room at the Frank Crowley Courthouse on Jan. 01, 2018. Kevin has worked for The Dallas Morning News since 2003, and he has covered federal criminal courts for the past six years. Brown will serve as interim sheriff until voters elect a new sheriff in November. Sheriff Marian Brown was sworn in as Sheriff of Dallas County on January 1, 2019. Brown's current term ends in 2023. Bailiff $37K. She is the county's first black sheriff. GovSalaries is not affiliated with any government entity. (Irwin Thompson / Staff Photographer), 10/11Dallas County's Interim Sheriff Marian Brown, right, gets a hug from bailiff Jerry Christenson, right, after the swearing-in at midnight in the Central Jury Room at the Frank Crowley Courthouse on Jan. 01, 2018. Of this total $718,750 was received as a salary, $1,376,986 was received as a bonus, $1,125,005 was received in stock options, $3,457,783 was awarded as stock and $152,554 came from other types of compensation. Marian Brown (Democratic Party) is the Dallas County Sheriff in Texas.Brown assumed office in 2019. Trump supporters block traffic on highways in New York and New Jersey, 'What a coward': Cohen reacts to Trump hinting he'd fire Fauci, Tensions escalate in some areas ahead of Election Day, Both Trump and Biden voters worry about what the other side will do, Key state district attorney has a sharp warning for Trump, Former CIA director: Trump likely to put up challenges to election result, Avlon calls out Trump's 'voter suppression strategy', Analyst McCabe breaks down when the FBI gets involved, Pennsylvania Gov. Marian Brown, Dallas County's first black sheriff, is sworn in for interim period, Dallas County reports 1,517 coronavirus cases, 2 new deaths, Unlike 4 years ago, George W. Bush and his wife, Laura, will keep their White House votes to themselves, Family of SMU teen gunned down in downtown Dallas says crime was 'committed by complete strangers’, Trump glorifies drivers who swarmed Biden bus in Texas, as others see harassment and felony assault, Downtown Dallas businesses prepping for potential Election Day unrest, American Airlines cuts 100,000 flights in December schedule ‘to match low demand’, Why we might not know on Election Night if it’s Biden or Trump, Federal judge rejects bid to throw out 127,000 drive-through votes in Harris County, Leaders clash as El Paso death toll rises and coronavirus swamps hospitals, Arlington police looking for woman they believe was assaulted, kidnapped by boyfriend, Two deals that make sense for the Dallas Cowboys at the NFL trade deadline, If blue wave crashes on Lone Star State, Texas GOP’s longstanding congressional clout would suffer.