Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office Chief Deputy Ken Culbreath has resigned from the Sheriff’s Office. It is not clear the reason for his resignation, however he oversees the department as a whole. With the recent loss of 4 Captains and a Sargent it is unknown if any other resignations will follow. Culbreath, is Montgomery County’s first Black Chief Deputy. He comes with almost 25-years experience. Culbreath, who was a graduate of Smiley High School. He then received his BS in criminal justice at University of Houston and was a graduate of the FBI’s National Law Enforcement Academy. Culbreath has been with the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office since 1994 after graduating from the Houston Police Academy and working with the Houston Police Department. Culbreath who was one of the best selections for the job had prior experience in almost every phase of the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office. He started working in the jail and quickly advanced. He worked as a patrol deputy, narcotics, detective, internal affairs and was one of the SWAT Team leaders for close to 15-years which he assisted Sheriff Tommy Gage putting together in 2007. Sheriff Henderson said he decided the agency would be best served by putting a new leader in the position.