• April 29, 2016

    FSA Video Blog: Gadsden County Sheriff Morris Young
    By: Gadsden County Sheriff Morris Young

    Gadsden County Sheriff Morris Young talks about what issues are plaguing his county and his office’s ongoing efforts to fight crime, as well as the importance of being sheriff and positively impacting his deputies and citizens in the community.

  • April 21, 2016

    FSA Video Blog: Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd
    By: Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd

    Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd talks about what being a sheriff means to him, how it enables him and his deputies to better serve their community and make positive differences in the lives of others, and his excitement about Florida reaching its lowest crime rate in 44 years.

  • March 31, 2016

    FSA Video Blog: Seminole County Sheriff Don Eslinger
    By: Seminole County Sheriff Don Eslinger

    Seminole County Sheriff Don Eslinger discusses what he believes is the biggest issue facing Florida communities: crime and the fear of crime. Sheriff Eslinger believes that crime is a symptom of a larger problem, and that sheriffs’ offices across the state are working together to identify the underlying conditions that create problems in their respective communities.

  • March 18, 2016

    FSA Video Blog: FSA Executive Director Steve Casey
    By: Executive Director Steve Casey

    Steve Casey, executive director of the Florida Sheriffs Association, talks about the history and importance of the Florida Sheriffs Association, critical issues faced by Florida’s sheriffs in their communities and how the FSA license plate generates revenue and helps the Association provide for sheriffs' offices across the state.

  • February 26, 2016

    FSA Video Blog : Alachua County Sheriff Sadie Darnell
    By: Alachua County Sheriff Sadie Darnell

    Alachua County Sheriff Sadie Darnell talks about what it means to be an elected Sheriff, dealing with residents with mental illness, her interest in working cold cases and the challenges of serving citizens in an environment often hostile toward law enforcement.

  • December 07, 2015

    ‘See Something, Say Something,’ Now More Relevant Than Ever
    By: Sheriff Danny Glick, President, National Sheriffs’ Association

    In the wake of the Paris attacks, Americans are worried about keeping our own nation safe. Originally launched in 2002 by the Metropolitan Service Authority (MTA), the “See Something, Say Something” campaign has continued to evolve and is now a collaborative effort between the MTA, city, state and federal governments.

  • October 16, 2015

    Lessons from Another Time
    By: Executive Director Steve Casey

    Recently, I had the opportunity to attend a national conference in Tucson, Ariz., for state sheriffs’ association executives. My wife and I arrived a day early, and we had a little time on our hands so we decided to take a trip to historic Tombstone and see the sites. It was indeed a beautiful drive across the high desert terrain with the landscape dotted with cactus, rocks, tumbleweed, and in the distance, the majestic Dragoon Mountains.

  • July 01, 2015

    5 Points with Sheriff Rick Ramsay
    By: Steve Casey

    The job of Sheriff, once thought of as a local position, now requires a global focus. In addition to fighting the effects of crime in their communities these men and women must work with other law-enforcement agencies on a statewide, federal and even international level to strike at the roots of the problems. We recently sat down with Monroe County Sheriff Rick Ramsay to learn a little more about him and what is happening in his community.

  • June 23, 2015

    Escambia Deputy Honored with Medal of Heroism
    By: Steve Casey

    During a meeting of the Florida Cabinet, Governor Rick Scott recognized Escambia County Deputy Sheriff Kerem Suhi with the Medal of Heroism for his bravery and quick reaction during a dangerous situation where he saved a fellow officer’s life.

  • June 09, 2015

    A Farewell Message from Sheriff John H. Rutherford
    By: Jacksonville Sheriff John Rutherford

    Jacksonville Sheriff John Rutherford will retire from his current position at the end of this month and pass his duties over to Sheriff-elect Mike Williams July 1. Below is a letter from Rutherford to the city of Jacksonville.