Stacey Ann Kincaid

Key Facts

Party Democrat
Status Incumbent


Stacey Kincaid graduated from Frostburg State University with a bachelor’s degree in political science and criminal justice [1, 2, 3, 6]. Kincaid has been the sheriff of Fairfax County since 2013 and served in the sheriff’s office for 35 years [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7]. She is the first woman to lead the Fairfax County Sheriff’s Office in its 280-year history [1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7]. As a captain in the sheriff’s office, she received the agency’s highest honor, the Distinguished Service Award [1, 2, 6]. As Sheriff, Kincaid received the Influential Women of Virginia award from the Lawyers Weekly and the annual Woman of Vision award from the Junior League of Northern Virginia [1, 2, 6]. She was chosen by the Virginia Sheriff’s Association to represent Division 7 on their Legislative Committee and serves as a Commissioner for the Virginia Law Enforcement Professional Standards Commission [1, 2]. Kincaid also helped lead the Diversion First Program that offers alternatives to incarceration for people with mental disabilities [1, 2, 6].

Key Issues


Kincaid created the Diversion First program to offer alternatives to incarceration for people with mental illness and disabilities as well as the STAR program to offer addiction treatment for inmates. Kincaid wants to offer inmates greater education opportunities and greater emotional learning to increase the likelihood of becoming productive members of society after release [1, 2].

Law Enforcement

Kincaid wants to improve the relationship between law enforcement and communities in Fairfax through participating in forums, festivals, and neighborhood gatherings. Kincaid has helped accomplish this through the Communities of Trust Committee [1, 2].


Terry McAuliffe, former Governor; Gerry Connolly, Congressman; Jim Moran, former Congressman; Lisa Merkel, former Herndon Mayor; FirePac Local 2068


1 Stacey Kincaid 
2 Fairfax County 
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6 Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services
7 The Washington Post