Sheriff Gordon Smith (D)
Bradford High School; AA degree, Vincennes University; law enforcement, corrections program, Lake City Community College, Lake City, FL; State of Florida Certified Instructor; FBI National Academy, 240th session; National Sheriff’s Training Institute, 97th session; FBI/Florida Executive Development Seminar; Florida Chief Executive Seminar, Florida Police Chiefs Association Executive Development, Advanced Police Chiefs Seminar; numerous advanced and specialized law-enforcement training.
Florida Department of Corrections, Corrections Officer, one year; Bradford County Sheriff’s Office, Sergeant Investigations, 10 years; Starke Police Department, 11 years, Chief of Police, seven years. Elected Sheriff of Bradford County, 2008; re-elected 2012.
Honors and Affiliations
FBI Latent Print Examiner, (certified expert); Bradford Sheriffs Explorer Advisor, founder; member, Santa Fe Criminal Justice Advisory Committee, Florida Council on Crime and Delinquency, secretary, 2007; Peaceful Paths Domestic Violence Abuse Center, president, 2001, 2003; Rotary, president, 2003; president, Florida Council on Crime, 2010-2011.
Address: P.O. Box 400, Starke, 32091-0400
Phone: (904) 966-6380
County Seat: Starke
County Website: http://www.bradford-co-fla.org/