Sheriff Jerry L. Demings (D)
Jones High School, Orlando, FL, with honors; BS degree, finance, Florida State University, 1980; Master’s degree, business administration, Orlando College (now, Everest University), Orlando, FL, 1989, graduating Magna Cum Laude and listed in Who’s Who Among College Students; Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters, City College, 2002; Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters, Everest University; FBI National Academy, 194th Session; FBI National Executive Institute, 23rd Session
Orlando Police Department, Chief, 1998-2002 (retired, 21 years of service); Orange County Director of Public Safety, 2002-2008; elected Sheriff of Orange County, 2008; re-elected 2012.
Honors and Affiliations
Saint Mark African Methodist Episcopal Church Steward; executive board member, Central Florida Boy Scouts of America; board member, Boys and Girls Club of Central Florida; executive board member, Central Florida CrimeLine, Inc.; member, International Association of Chiefs of Police, National Sheriffs Association, Major County Sheriffs Association, Florida Sheriffs Association, Florida Police Chiefs Association, National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives, and FBI National Academy Associates; chairman, Board of Directors, Florida Sheriffs Association.
Address: P.O. Box 1440, Orlando, 32802-1440
Phone: (407) 254-7000
County Seat: Orlando
County Website: http://www.orangecountyfl.net