Joseph Grimes is a native of Nash County, he is the son of Barbara Grimes and affectionately known as Joe to family and friends.  Joe is a graduate of Northern Nash High School (1976) and attended NC A&T State University. He is happily married to Tonya and has 5 boys (Courtney, Bryan, Joseph Jr, Christopher, and Marcus (Deputy Sheriff in Rowan County) and 2 daughters Lauren and Jasmine along with 3 beautiful grandchildren.  Joe worked in the business field before attending Harris Barber College in Raleigh and opening B & J Barber-Stylist Shop.  Joe decided to pursue a career in law enforcement by becoming a Deputy Sheriff with the Mecklenburg County Sheriff Office. He has served as a detention officer, a sworn deputy, and worked in courts and arrest processing.  Additionally, he has been able to use his administrative skills to work collaboratively with the Federal Marshalls and the Metropolitan Police department on special security detail assignments while providing security detail for the 59th Presidential Inauguration for President Joseph R. Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris.


Joe has served as a volunteer with Boy Scouts of America as Cub Master for 16 years, positively affecting the lives of young boys and teens. He has worked on numerous community projects and is very active in the community. Deputy Grimes has a connection to all the citizens of Nash County and will bring years of experience working with the community, business leaders, and Law Enforcement. The most important factor about Joseph Grimes is throughout his lifetime in every capacity he has maintained the same level of integrity.  He has returned home to combine his administrative skills, business expertise, law enforcement experience, and communication skills to the community that he has roots in…the community that helped mold him into the person he is today…the community that believed in him…”The Community That Changes Everything ONE Nash”.  This is my community that fostered my commitment and integrity.  It means everything to me and I’m taking the necessary steps to give everything back to my community.


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