Employed with the Nye County Sheriff’s Office in Nevada for almost 30 years, Rick Marshall serves as the assistant sheriff. Working under three separate sheriffs during his tenure, he has been responsible for a variety of tasks, overseeing the field training programs, internal affairs, promotional testing, and basic academy training, among others. Rick Marshall has lived in Nye County since 1987.
Prior to taking over this position in 1992, Mr. Marshall worked as Nye County’s deputy sheriff, sergeant, and chief deputy. When he began as a deputy sheriff, he was posted in remote Gabbs, then two years later received a promotion to sergeant. From 1991 through 1992, he was the chief deputy, and then became the assistant sheriff in 1992.
Rick Marshall holds an executive certification from the Nevada Peace Officers Standards and Training Commission. He also spent time as an adjunct professor, teaching criminal justice at the College of Southern Nevada’s Las Vegas and Pahrump campuses as well as Great Basin College in Elko, Nevada. He has accumulated more than 5,500 hours instructing students and training others in his industry.