Mr. McGinn is a lifelong resident of Delaware County, where he is serving his fifth year as sheriff. He helped to create the Southeast Pennsylvania Sheriff's Caucus, which has helped to reduce costs and improve services through the utilization of synergies across county lines. McGinn is member of the National Sheriff's Association Homeland Security Committee and a U.S. Army veteran, having served in the Vietnam War. In recognition of his service, McGinn was awarded the National Defense Service Medal, the Vietnam Service Medal with 2 Stars and the Good Conduct Medal. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Education degree from Temple University and Master of Education degree from Cheyney University of Pennsylvania .