Captain Michael Rickwood began his career at the Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office in 1993, after serving in the United States Marine Corp. After graduating from the Eastern Shore Criminal Justice Academy, Captain Rickwood served as a Patrol Deputy from 1993 to 1999. In 1999, Captain Rickwood was assigned to the Dorchester County Narcotics Task Force as a narcotics investigator until 2003. In 2003, he was promoted to Detective Sergeant, and assigned to C.I.D. (Criminal Investigation Division) until 2012, when he was promoted to Lieutenant and was assigned Chief of Operations. In 2013, he was promoted to Captain, and is currently assigned Chief Deputy of the Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office.