Need to contact the Florida Sheriffs’ Offices by mail, phone or fax?
The links below will take you to biographical sketches of the 67 Sheriffs serving in the state of Florida.
MAJORITY ELECTED. Sixty-six of Florida's 67 counties have elected Sheriffs as their chief law-enforcement officers. Dade County (Miami) has an appointed chief law-enforcement officer whose title is Director of the Miami-Dade Police Department. Sheriffs serve four-year terms, and have county-wide jurisdiction that includes incorporated as well as unincorporated areas. All Sheriffs and the Director of the Miami-Dade Police Department are active members of the Florida Sheriffs Association.