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Walton

Sheriff Michael A. Adkinson, Jr. (R)
DeFuniak Springs

Education

Walton High School; BS degree, criminology, Florida State University; master’s degree, criminal justice administration, St. Leo University; Florida State Parole Officer Academy, 1993; Florida Department of Law Enforcement Chief Executive Seminar, class No. 40, 2005; National Sheriffs’ Institute, class of 2011; Chief Executive Seminar, Florida Department of Law Enforcement, class No. 40; Rural Executive Management Institute, class No. 26; National Center for Missing and Exploited Children Seminar  

Career

State Probation and Parole; Tallahassee Police Department; Chief of Police, Defuniak Springs Police; elected Sheriff of Walton County, 2008; re-elected 2012

Honors and Affiliations

Commissioner, Commission for Florida Law Enforcement Accreditation; member, Florida Sheriffs Association Legislative Committee; co-chair, Region 1 Domestic Security Task Force; board member, Florida Deputy Sheriffs Association; Board of Directors, FSA, Region 1; Van R. Butler Hospitality Award, Man of the Year, 2011; Northwest Florida Coast Florida Public Relations Association, Man of the Year, 2010; Humanitarian Award, Tallahassee Police Department, 2005.


SHERIFF'S OFFICE
Address: 752 Triple G Road, DeFuniak Springs, 32433
Phone: (850) 892-8186
Website: http://www.waltonso.org

COUNTY DETAILS
County Seat: DeFuniak Springs
Population:  57,582
County Website: http://www.co.walton.fl.us

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