Living most of his life in Sumner County, Sheriff Chambers began his career with the Mulvane Police Department in 1983. After attending the Kansas Law Enforcement Academy he made the transition to the Sumner County Sheriff’s Office in 1985.
He then went to the Wichita Police Department in 1990, where he remained till he was appointed by Governor Brownback in August of 2011, to Sheriff of Sumner County
Sheriff Chambers ran for re-election in the fall of 2012 and was elected by the citizens of Sumner County for another four year term starting January of 2013.
Sheriff Chambers has completed the 104th Session of the National Sheriffs’ Institute. Read about his accomplishment here. NEWS FROM THE NATIONAL SHERIFFS
Sheriff Chambers has completed the 1st Inaugural Session of the National Command Course.
Sumner County Sheriff Darren M. Chambers of the Sumner County Sheriff’s Office graduated from the first session of the National Command Course held in Stafford / Quantico Va. on May 17-21. The NCC is a national executive development/command course designed for chiefs and sheriffs. This no-cost course is sponsored by the FBI.
Sheriff Chambers is the first sheriff of Sumner County, and the only Law enforcement executive in the state of Kansas to be selected by the FBI to attend and then graduate from the National Command Course.
Sheriff Chambers joined 50 other sheriffs and chiefs from across the country for training on contemporary challenges facing America’s Law Enforcement today. The sheriffs and chiefs explored their role in providing effective leadership for the public good. In areas of public safety, US criminal justice system, strategic leadership, community relations, legal matters, and organizational effectiveness and efficiency.
FBI Special Agent and NCC Program Manager Jim Moore said “all the sheriffs and chiefs are leaders with vision for their agencies”. It is an honor to have Sheriff Chambers join the FBI for the First Inaugural session of the National Command Course.