Sherman County Sheriff Brad Lohrey grew up and attended school in Sherman County while his father, Gerald Lohrey, was the Sherman County Sheriff. After graduating from high school, Brad moved to Bend, Oregon and attended college. While in college and working for UPS, he became a reserve police officer for the City of Sisters and Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office. In 1993 he was hired and became a full time Resident Deputy Sheriff for the Klickitat County Washington Sheriff’s Office. In 1995 he took a job with the Sherman County Sheriff’s Office and was promoted to Chief Deputy in 1996. Sheriff Lohrey was elected as Sherman County Sheriff in November 2000 and took office in January 2001.