Chief Deputy Adam T. Berry joined the MCSO in 2000 as a deputy in the Courts Division. He transferred to the Civil Division in 2001, where he served protection from abuse orders and civil actions until being promoted to deputy in charge in 2010. In addition to supervising the daily operations and personnel of the civil division, Berry supervised the warrants division for one year after being promoted to sergeant in 2013. He transferred to the Transportation and Detention Division in October 2016 and was promoted to lieutenant in February 2017.
Berry is also a certified Taser® instructor, background investigator, and breath test instrument operator and user of Non-lethal Immobilization Devices. He has received special training on the National Incident Management System, and in the areas of Terrorism Awareness – Domestic Preparedness and Hazardous Materials First Responder Awareness.
He earned a bachelor of science in political science from Villanova University and is a graduate of the Montgomery County Police Academy. Berry lives in Montgomery County with his wife and son.