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- Former Grady County Sheriff ...
- Former Grady County Sheriff Kieran McMullen has used his special battlefield knowledge to write a handful of popular non-fiction books based on two well-known characters in world literature, Sherlock Holmes and Dr. John Watson.
"I've been asked where my fascination with Dr. Watson has come from," McMullen
"In reading Holmes, both the canon and the hundreds of pastiches, there was always the unknown quantity - Watson," McMullen
McMullen received his BA in History from St. John's University.
He went on to get his MA in Human Resources from Pepperdine University.
McMullen served as Grady County Sheriff from Sept. 1999 until Oct. 2008.
currently lives in Townsend, Georgia with his
They have three children.
has written four books about Dr. Watson and his adventures.
most recent books, "Sherlock Holmes and the Mystery of the Boer Wagon" and "The Many Watsons" were both published in Oct. 2012.
In "The Many Watsons" McMullen
explores the actors who have portrayed both Holmes and Dr. Watson on the big screen.
, author of Watson's Afghan Adventure is a former professional soldier and a specialist in American military history an appropriate person to tell of Watson's experiences as an army surgeon.
McMullen named sheriff
was appointed by the Grady County Commissioners and sworn in by District Judge Richard Van Dyck just after 9 a.m. this morning, before a crowd that filled most of Courtroom 1 at the courthouse.
The commissioners relocated their meeting to the courtroom for the appointment and swearing-in ceremony.
"I'm excited and looking forward to the challenge," McMullen
and Bill Boyd were chosen as the final two candidates by a selection committee that was appointed by the commissioners, judges and district attorney.
"I think Kieran
will do a good job until the election next year."A lieutenant with the Grady County Sheriff's Office, McMullen came to the department as a transport deputy in 1998.Prior to that he served as the assistant chief of police for the Alex Police Department, a systems analyst and program manager for Advanced Systems Technology Inc. in Lawton, and a sustainment systems analyst for LB&M Associates Inc., in Lawton.McMullen also had a 21-year career in the U.S. Army, attaining the rank of lieutenant colonel and serving in a variety of capacities, both in the United States and abroad.
CHICKASHA - Grady County ...
CHICKASHA - Grady County Sheriff Kieran McMullen spent the day in District Court Wednesday, the second day of his preliminary hearing.
appeared along side his wife Helen, Deputy Lt.
The attorney for Sheriff Kieran McMullen
has filed two objections in the ongoing gambling case.
KXII | Abandoned Baby Discovered in Grady County
Grady County Sheriff Kieran McMullen says the woman brought the baby to the hospital about 8:30 a.m. and told the hospital staff she had found the newborn alongside Oklahoma Highway 19 between Bradleyand Lindsay.
says the woman confessed to investigators about 5:45 p.m. that the child was hers and she
made up the story because she
didn't want to take care of the infant.
Lindsay police, county law enforcement officers and state welfare workers helped with the search, releasing information to local news outlets.McMullen
says the woman wasn't arrested after her
has four other children at home and isn't considered to be a flight risk.
Published October 02, 2008 09:25 am ...
Published October 02, 2008 09:25 am - It appears that Kieran McMullen will remain on the job as Grady County Sheriff a bit longer.McMullen told a television reporter Tuesday afternoon that he would be leaving office but "just not today."Wednesday morning he told a local radio station that he had "some loose ends to tie up" but expected to leave by the end of the week.McMullen
does about face, he's
not leaving yet
...It appears that Kieran McMullen will remain on the job as Grady County Sheriff a bit longer.McMullen
told a television reporter Tuesday afternoon that he
would be leaving office but "just not today."Wednesday morning he
told a local radio station that he
had "some loose ends to tie up" but expected to leave by the end of the week.
The announcement came on the day McMullen was expected to leave after he
told county commissioners, the press, his
employees, and the citizens of the county on Monday that he
would be "retiring" to spend time working with his
horses and "playing with grandkids."McMullen had said he would come into the department on Tuesday to "grab his stuff" but as the day wore on developments apparently caused the sheriff to reconsider.
Crabb was set to temporarily take over the duties of the office from McMullen
It was a raid on the Elks Lodge in 2006 that uncovered the illegal gambling that led to charges against McMullen
and several other law enforcement officers.