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Indian River

Sheriff Deryl B. Loar (R)
Vero Beach


Lake Weir High School, Ocala, FL; AA degree, Central Florida Community College, Ocala, FL; BA degree, Barry University, Miami, FL; attended: University of Florida, Florida State University.


Florida Highway Patrol: trooper, drug interdiction officer, corporal, sergeant, lieutenant, captain, district commander Treasure Coast, 1989-2008; DHSMV Management Fellow, 1996- 1998; IRC Chamber of Commerce Leadership, 2007; elected Sheriff of Indian River County, 2008; re-elected 2012.

Honors and Affiliations

Past president and director, Treasure Coast Chiefs and Sheriffs’ Association; 1990 Palm Beach Post Officer of the Year nominee; member: PBA, Florida Association of State Troopers, FHP Command Officers Association, American Association of State Troopers; Masonic Lodge #87; IRC Juvenile Justice Council; IRC Substance Abuse Council; 19th Judicial Circuit Victims’ Rights Coalition; FBI LEEDS #63; IRC March of Dimes; IRC United Way; Florida Law Enforcement Accreditation Commission.

Address: 4055 41st Ave., Vero Beach, 32960-1802
Phone: (772) 569-6700

County Seat: Vero Beach
Population: 144,755
County Website:

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