Sheriff Rick Ramsay (R)
Graduated Marathon High School, 1984; Florida Keys Institute of Criminal Justice, Law Enforcement Academy, 1987; Southern Police Institute's Command Officers Development Course; FBI National Academy, 212th Session; training in Line Supervision, Middle Management, and Crisis Management.
Monroe County Sheriff's Office, 25 years: rising through the ranks as road patrol deputy, sergeant in traffic enforcement unit, supervisor/sergeant in road patrol, detective sergeant HIDTA Group, Special Operations and Narcotics Division, lieutenant of Special Operations Division; promoted to captain and served as commander of operations at the Main Detention Facility, captain of the Lower Keys District, lieutenant colonel and Colonel - Undersheriff of the Monroe County Sheriff's Office; elected Sheriff of Monroe County, 2012.
Honors and Affiliations
American Legion Law Enforcement Officer of the Year - Keys Memorial Post 145, 2010; State of Florida Law Enforcement Office of the Year, American Legion, 2010-2011; Sheriff's office, Medal of Valor; Sheriff's Medal (X-3); Distinguished Service Medal, Community Foundation Unsung Hero Award (X-2), 2010 and 2011; Marathon Volunteer Fire/Rescue, Fire Fighter of the Year award; member: United Way, Florida Keys Children's Shelter, Guidance Care Center for Mental Health, Fisherman's Hospital, MARC House, Florida Keys Institute of Criminal Justice Training Advisory Board, Monroe County D.U.I. Coalition, Military Affairs Committee.
Address: 5525 College Rd., Key West, 33040-4307
Phone: (305) 292-7000
County Seat: Key West
County Website: http://www.monroecounty-fl.gov/index.aspx