On June 27, 2013, after 38 years of dedicated service, Captain Kirby Maybush retired from the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office. Capt. Maybush began his career with the Sheriff’s Office in July 1975 as a deputy sheriff. In 1979, he was promoted to the rank of corporal, and in 1980, he was promoted to the rank of sergeant. As a corporal and sergeant Capt. Maybush worked as a supervisor in Patrol Operations. In 1999, Capt. Maybush was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant and was transferred to the Frederick County Courthouse to become the Judicial Operations Commander. In 2006, he was promoted to the rank of Captain and continued to oversee the courthouse.
In 1995, Cpt. Maybush completed his associate’s degree in Criminal Justice at Frederick Community College. In 2000, Cpt. Maybush was qualified by the Maryland Police and Correctional Training Commissions to teach self defense to law enforcement and correctional officers in the state of Maryland. That same year he graduated from the FBI Defensive Tactic School with an achievement in leadership development.
Capt. Maybush has an extensive Community Service record speaking on a variety of topics to many local organizations, schools and clubs. In the early 1970’s he took a special interest in self defense for women and over the years has given lectures in Maryland, West Virginia and Pennsylvania on topics of rape and self defense. In 1983, he received a MD Governor’s Award for his efforts in teaching those classes. In addition, he has received more than 250 letters and certificates of appreciation from individuals and organizations recognizing and commending him for his work.
Sheriff Chuck Jenkins said, "Capt. Maybush has dedicated his entire adult life to local law enforcement and public safety in Frederick County. He is the longest serving deputy sheriff in the history of the office and has been a cornerstone of the agency. It has been a pleasure working with Capt. Maybush for my entire career, and he retires with the respect of all he worked with throughout his career." Capt. Maybush was born and raised in Frederick County. Prior to coming to the Sheriff’s Office he served in the Army during the Vietnam War from 1964-1967 and with the Frederick Police Department from 1967-1975. He has a total of 45 years of dedicated service in law enforcement and has served under five Frederick County sheriffs. Capt. Maybush resides in Frederick County with his wife Margaret and has two daughters, Tammy Cecil and Pamela Cole. The Frederick County Sheriff’s Office thanks Capt. Maybush for his many years of dedicated service to this office and the citizens of Frederick County.