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Sheriff Thelbert "David" Morgan (R)


Poplar Bluff High School, Poplar Bluff, MO; BS degree, criminal justice, South East Missouri State University, Cape Girardeau, MO, 1977; MA degree, business administration, Webster’s University, St. Louis, MO, 1980; Advanced Police Administration Course, University of Southern California, 1985; enlisted course, 1971, officer course, 1978, USAF Security Police Academy; U.S. Customs Officer Cert., 1978


U.S. Air Force, 1971-1994; Meritorious Service Medal; Commendation Medal; National Defense Medal; Good Conduct Medal; AF Achievement Medal 


30 plus years in law enforcement; air force patrolman to assistant chief of police, USAF Security Police; served in all aspects of law enforcement; elected Sheriff of Escambia County, 2008; re-elected 2012; developed a Tactical Unit that rotates throughout the county, Escambia County Sheriff’s Office; awarded full re-accredited status by the Commission for Florida Law Enforcement Accreditation

Honors and Affiliations

Knighthood, Order of St. John of Jerusalem (OSJ); life member: International Order of DeMolay, AF Association; Junior Officer of Quarter, McConnell AFB, Kansas, 1978; Junior Officer of the Year, McConnell AFB, Kansas, 1979.

Address: P.O. Box 18770, Pensacola, 32523-8770
Phone: (850) 436-9630

County Seat: Pensacola
Population: 302,715
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