A.S. degree, Criminal Justice Technology, Tallahassee Community College; attended: Drug Unit Commander Academy; Chief Executive Seminar, Florida Department of Law Enforcement; FBI National Academy; obtained numerous leadership and investigative certifications.
Leon County Sheriff’s Office (LCSO): deputy sheriff, 1983; uniform patrol deputy, school resource deputy, property crimes detective, violent crimes detective, promoted to rank of sergeant, 1983-1993; supervised uniform patrol shift, Property Crimes Unit, Violent Crimes Unit, 1993-1997; promoted to lieutenant, supervised uniform patrol shift as watch commander, Vice/Narcotics, Property Crimes Units, 1997; promoted to captain, served as bureau commander, Criminal Investigations Bureau, responsible for seven investigative units, 2002; promoted to major, served as division director for all law enforcement operations, director of pperations, Leon County Jail, 2006; undersheriff, 2015; appointed Sheriff of Leon County by Gov. Rick Scott, Jan. 2015.
Recipient, Distinguished Career Service Award, Committee of 99, 2011; served as a member: Tactical Dive Team, SWA; sniper, sniper team leader, SWAT; hostage team commander; member: Leadership Tallahassee, Northside Kiwanis, Exchange Club, FBI National Academy Associates, Big Bend Homeless Coalition; “10 Year” Giver, United Way Leadership; LCSO campaign chair: United Way, American Heart Association; lifetime member: Florida Sheriff’s Youth Ranches, Florida Special Olympics.
Address: P.O. Box 727, Tallahassee, FL 32302-0727
Phone: (850) 922-3300
County Seat: Tallahassee
County Website: www.leoncountyfl.gov