Frank Dorton

Frank Dorton

Alcohol Consultant
Email: Frank@VAabc.com
Phone: 276.385.0170

Born and raised in Scott County, Virginia, Mr. Dorton relocated to Buchanan County, Virginia in 1977 and accepted a position with the Town of Grundy Police Department for 3 years.  From there, he began his career with Richlands Police Department in 1980 as a Patrolman.  He accepted a promotion to the Investigation Division as a Criminal Investigator in 1987.  In 1993, along with regular duties as an Investigator, he became a member of the newly-formed Tazewell County Task Force as a Narcotic Investigator, working with many narcotics cases, to include several undercover narcotic purchases. Mr. Dorton accepted a promotion to Lieutenant of the Investigations Division of the Richlands Police Department in 1998, holding that position until 2010.  At that time, he transferred back to the Patrol Division in order to begin a part-time position with Cumberland Security as a Private Investigator.  July 2011 consisted of his appointment to Chief of Police for the Richlands Police Department until retiring in July 2018 with a total of 41 years of service in Law Enforcement.

Mr. Dorton’s extensive experience in Law Enforcement is a welcome addition as the newest member of the ABC Consulting team.