Sheriff Ross Litman
Sheriff Ross Litman has been a life long resident of St. Louis County. His father was a Judge in the Sixth Judicial District.
Sheriff Litman graduated from Duluth East High School in 1978. He attended the University of Minnesota in Duluth and graduated with a B.A in Criminology and Political Science in 1983.
Ross was hired as a Deputy Sheriff in 1992 and in 2000 was promoted to the rank of Investigator.
In the fall of 2002 Investigator Ross Litman decided to run for Sheriff of St. Louis County. He did this after learning that Sheriff Rick Wahlberg would not be seeking re-election. Ross Litman was elected Sheriff of St. Louis County in November of 2002.
Ross Litman was sworn in as Sheriff of St. Louis County on Monday, January 6, 2003 by Judge Gerald Martin.