Ms. Melinda Grenier began her career in the Criminal Justice field in 1988 as a victim advocate in a domestic violence/sexual assault shelter.  Ms. Grenier has been employed since 1994 with the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office in Frederick, Maryland.  She successfully established a juvenile community service program within the Corrections Bureau and also managed adult offenders.  In 1997, she transferred to the Patrol Division and implemented the Victim Services Division.  In 2002, she was promoted to Assistant Director of the Community Services Division within the Corrections Bureau where she is currently employed.  


During her career, Ms. Grenier has also served in the following capacities: Chair, Frederick County Domestic Violence Task Force; Chair, Maryland Alternative Sanctions Network; and Board Member, Maryland Correctional Training Commission.  Ms. Grenier is certified as an instructor for the Maryland Police and Correctional Training Commissions (MPCTC); Department of Aging, Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC) and the National Organization of Victim Assistance (NOVA).  Ms. Grenier served two terms as President of the Maryland Criminal Justice Association (MCJA), ACA’s dual chapter in Maryland.   

Ms. Grenier is a graduate of Frederick Community College and Brigham Young University.  She is a lifelong resident of Maryland and currently resides in New Market.

Melinda C. Grenier, Assistant Director

Frederick County Sheriff’s Office, Community Services