Sheriff Bob Hansell (D)
Osceola High School; Valencia Community College; Southern Police Institute Administrative Officers Course, University of Louisville, 109th class; J.C. Stone Police Academy, 39th class
Osceola County Sheriff’s Office, 36 years; Deputy Sheriff, Sergeant, Lieutenant, Captain; elected Sheriff of Osceola County, 2004; re-elected 2008 and 2012.
Honors and Affiliations
Silver Beaver Award, Boy Scouts, 2012; Outstanding Community Leader of the Year, Community Vision, 2011; Compadre Award, Kissimmee Chamber of Commerce Hispanic Council, 2011; Golden Eagle Award, Boy Scouts, 2008; Distinguished Service Award, Florida Sheriffs Association, 1981; Officer of the Year, VFW, 1981; co-chair Florida Region 5 Domestic Security Task Force; commissioner, Commission for Florida Law Enforcement Accreditation, Inc.; board member: Florida Sheriffs Association, Crimeline, Metropolitan Bureau of Investigation, Osceola County Investigative Bureau, Give Kids Safe Shelter, YMCA, Osceola County Council on Aging, Osceola Resort Area Council, Florida Hospital, Park Place Behavioral Healthcare, Technical Education Center of Osceola and Community Vision; past chairman, United Way; member, Kissimmee/Osceola Chamber of Commerce, St. Cloud Chamber of Commerce.
Address: 2601 E. Irlo Bronson Memorial Hwy., Kissimmee, 34744-4912
Phone: (407) 348-1100
County Seat: Kissimmee
County Website: http://www.osceola.org/