Loralyn Mayo is a life-long member of the Prince George's County community. Alongside her four brothers, her path from childhood to adulthood is tied to Prince George's County's rich history - dynamic economic growth and diverse community. With roots firmly planted here, she remained a part of the community and went on to raise her own family in the area. Today, she is a proud mother of three adult children. Her strong ties to family and community naturally led her to pursue a career serving others.
Loralyn makes it a priority to partner up with local and state organizations to help with mentorship programs. Since October 2007, Loralyn has been the President of the American National Protective Services, LLC in Maryland. Her company provides armed, unarmed event staff and personal bodyguard services. In addition, the company conducts character interviews and recommends the suitability of individuals seeking a security clearance for Federal Government employment.
Loralyn has over twenty-nine years of law enforcement experience. Her career began in August 1992 as a Deputy Sheriff III at the Office of Sheriff in Alexandria, Virginia. She ensured the community's safety and operated a highly technical central control security system that reduced security violations. While serving as a US Marshall from June 1998 to August 2000 with the United States Federal Marshalls in Alexandria, Virginia, she served on the transportation and fugitive squad. Directly responsible for coordinating approximately 800 civil processes, evictions, and warrants within the local jurisdiction.
Today, she is the first woman to run for an elected board of Prince George's County as a candidate for the Office of Sheriff in 326 years.
Loralyn Believes Thriving Communities Require an investment in Security, Safety, and Trust By:
Protecting the Vulnerable – Especially our seniors and youth
Bridging the gap between the community and law enforcement.
Championing support services that reduce recidivism, such as mental health, education, employment, and housing
Supporting law enforcement training opportunities that benefit officers and the community they serve
Loralyn is a graduate of the University of Maryland University College, where she received her bachelor's degree in Administration Criminal of Justice. Additionally, she is a graduate of the Northern Virginia Criminal Justice Academy. Loralyn is certified in several security disciplines, such as Cyber Security Awareness and Industrial Security Briefing, and holds a Law Enforcement Officers Safety Act (LEOSA) License. Loralyn has been an active member in several professional and law enforcement organizations, including the National Sheriffs Association, National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives (NOBLE), and Association of Women Law Enforcement Executives (NAWLEE), and is the recipient of the WPGC's "Good People Award."
Loralyn supports highly-level security events such as the Biden-Harris US Presidential Inauguration. She worked with the team of Secret Service, MVP Protective Services, US Park Police, and US National Guards. She spearheaded and implemented a security plan, security process, procedures, and operations for over 600 plus students and personnel, reducing incidents and thefts by 82%. Her commitment to school safety and the youth encouraged her to start a Safety Patrol Program for kids with a focus on building their confidence and pursuing positive roles in their community.