Crystal M. Cline, Sheriff
Sheriff Crystal M. Cline was elected on November 7, 2023 as the 36th Sheriff of Warren County. A veteran public servant, Sheriff Cline has served the citizens of Front Royal and Warren County for 23 years at the Front Royal Police Department, first as a civilian in 2001 and soon after as a law enforcement officer in 2003. Sheriff Cline rose through the ranks of patrol officer, detective, and sergeant working various patrol, investigative, undercover, and administrative assignments before being promoted to Captain in 2017.
Under Sheriff Cline's leadership, the Warren County Sheriff's Office (WCSO) is committed to restoring trust and respect in our community, which is not a one-time action, but a continuous commitment to transparency, engagement, and impactful law enforcement and public safety. Cline recognizes that the strength of her department lies in the bonds forged with our community.
Cline earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Roanoke College while playing 2 sports, she is a graduate of the Administrative Officers Course at the Southern Police Institute at the University of Louisville where she was selected by her peers to be the class Sergeant of Arms. Sheriff Cline is currently working towards her Masters Degree in Criminal Justice Administration from the University of the Cumberlands. She is a member of the Phoenix Project Board of Directors, the Rotary Club of Warren County, and the Shenandoah Valley Communitarians.
Sheriff Crystal Cline lives in Warren County with her husband, George, and their 2 rambunctious pups, Tango and Cash.
Jason Winner, Major / Chief Deputy
Jason Winner graduated from Central High School in Woodstock, VA before obtaining an associate degree and career studies certificate in police science from Lord Fairfax Community College in 1995. He went on to pursue a bachelor’s degree in political science with an option in legal studies from Virginia Tech.
Winner began his law enforcement career with the Front Royal Police Department in 2001. During his time with the police department, Winner worked in patrol and investigations, climbing through the ranks of patrol officer, detective, master police officer, corporal, and sergeant. Winner previously served on the emergency services team (EST) at the police department as an operator/breacher. Major Winner is a DCJS certified general and defensive tactics instructor and is certified through Force Science as a use of force analyst and a realistic de-escalation instructor. Major Winner instructs in-house and at the regional police academy for both basic and in-service classes. Additionally, he has taught women’s self-defense classes for the public since 2011.
In 2022, Winner successfully completed the Administrative Officer’s Course (AOC #147) through the Southern Police Institute (SPI) on the campus of the University of Louisville in Kentucky. In 2023, Winner completed Leadership Trilogy from FBI Law Enforcement Executive Development Association (LEEDA). Winner is actively pursuing a master’s degree in criminal justice with a focus on law enforcement leadership from Liberty University, with 30 credit hours completed thus far. Major Winner oversees daily operations and provides supervision to the three division commanders. Major Winner reports directly to Sheriff Cline.
Robert Mumaw, Operations Captain
Captain Mumaw began his career in law enforcement in 2005 after serving his country with the United States Army. During his 19 years of law enforcement, Captain Mumaw has worked in Patrol and Special Operations. As the Operations Division Commander, Captain Mumaw is responsible for the supervision of three Lieutenants and six Sergeants. Captain Mumaw collaborates with other divisions within Warren County Sheriff’s Office and surrounding agencies to plan response tactics for high-impact incidents or emerging concerns, he reports directly to the Major and Sheriff.
On the personal front, Robert has been happily married for 12 years and is a proud father of four children and three grandchildren. His personal values are deeply rooted in family life and are equally as important as his professional achievements. Robert's commitment to service, strong leadership skills, and unwavering dedication to his community make him an outstanding individual both personally and professionally.
Captain Mumaw oversees the Operations Division within the Warren County Sheriff's Office. This division comprises several units, including Patrol, Animal Control, Criminal Investigations (CID), Narcotics (DTF), Special Operations, and Canine (K9) teams. The Operations Division has three Lieutenants, six Sergeants.
Charles Brogan, Administrative Services Captain
In 2001, Captain Charles Brogan embarked on his journey in law enforcement with the Warren County Sheriff's Office. His first role was as a 911 Telecommunicator, a position he diligently performed for six years. In 2008, Captain Brogan furthered his professional development at the Rappahannock Regional Criminal Justice Academy (RRCJA), where he successfully completed the Jail Basic Program.
Following his training, he was assigned to the Civil Process, serving in this role until he successfully completed the Law Enforcement Basic Program at RRCJA in 2013. With this accomplishment, he transitioned to the Patrol Division. Captain Brogan's dedication and competence led to his promotion to Patrol Sergeant in February 2017.
Later in November 2017, he earned another promotion, this time to the position of Court Services Lieutenant. In this role, he managed operations of the Civil Process, Court Holding, and Court Security divisions. After holding this rank for five years, Captain Brogan was promoted to his current position as Captain in June 2022, where he oversees the Court Services division, Communications, and Technology.
Scott Baker, Support Services Captain
Captain Baker has served the community in a law enforcement capacity with both the Front Royal Police Department and the Warren County Sheriff’s Office. A native of Missouri, Captain Baker relocated to Warren County in 2017 after serving 11 years in the United States Army Military Police Corps. Captain Baker holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Media Communications from Webster University and numerous certifications including School Resource and Special Operations.
Captain Scott Baker oversees the Support Services Division. This is a multi-faceted division that encompasses School Resource Officers, Court Security, Court Holding, Civil Process, and Community Policing. The Support Services Division has one Lieutenant and three Sergeants.
To contact any of the command staff please call the Warren County Sheriff's Office at 540-635-4128 or come to the sheriff's office at: