Sheriff W. Brad Steube (R)
Manatee High School; AS degree, criminal justice, Manatee Community College; FBI National Academy, 200th session
Longboat Key Police Department, 1976-1978; Deputy, Manatee County Sheriff’s Office since 1978, Sergeant, Lieutenant, Captain, Major and Colonel; served as Commander, Special Weapons & Tactics Team and Commander, Narcotics & Vice Unit; appointed Sheriff of Manatee County, April 2007; elected Sheriff 2008; re-elected 2012.
Honors and Affiliations
Longboat Key Police Officer of the Year, 1977; graduate, Leadership Manatee; Board of Directors: Florida Sheriffs Association, Florida Sheriffs Youth Ranches, Manatee County Crime Stoppers; member, Manatee Technical Institute Criminal Justice Advisory Board, Manatee County Law Enforcement Advisory Council, Manatee River Fair Association, Public Safety Coordinating Council; vice chair, FSA Task Force Region 6; chair, Region 6 Attorney General's Gang Reduction Task Force; past member, Baker Act Advisory Board, Junior Leadership Manatee, Leadership Manatee, Hope Family Services, Meals on Wheels, Manatee School Board EdVantage Strategic Planning Team, and Florida Deputy Sheriffs Association.
Address: 600 301 Blvd. W., #202, Bradenton, 34205
Phone: (941) 747-3011
County Seat: Bradenton
County Website: http://www.mymanatee.org