Steve Casey was appointed as Executive Director of the Florida Sheriffs Association in February 2010. Prior to his appointment he served as the FSA Assistant Executive Director for Operations. He retired from law enforcement in June 2009 after 30 years of service working at the city, county and state levels.
During his distinguished career, Casey served as: Executive Director of the Florida Criminal Justice Executive Institute, Deputy Secretary of the Florida Department of Juvenile Justice, Chief Deputy of the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office, Director of Security for the Florida Lottery, as a Special Agent and Special Agent Supervisor with the Florida Division of Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco; as a Police Officer for the City of Chipley and as a Deputy Sheriff for the Washington County Sheriff’s Office.
In the past, he served as a member of the Florida Violent Crime and Drug Control Council, the Florida Supreme Court Taskforce on Treatment Based Drug Courts, the Florida Criminal Justice and Juvenile Justice Information Council, the Florida Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission Regional Council, Rotary International and as a Board Member for the Monroe County Salvation Army.
He is currently a member of the National Sheriff’s Association, the International Association of Chiefs of Police, the Florida Chapter of the FBI National Academy, the Tallahassee Committee of 99, and Past Master of Dade Lodge #14, Free and Accepted Masons and the Scottish Rite of Florida.
Steve Casey received a master’s degree in management from Troy University and is a graduate of the FBI National Academy (163rd session), the Harvard University Senior Executive Program for State and Local Government and the Florida Criminal Justice Executive Institute, Chief Executive Seminar #41.
He and his wife, Carolyn, have been married for 24 years and have three children and one grandchild. They are active members of the Tallahassee Heights Methodist Church.