The Sheriffs of Florida stand with Governor Rick Scott and Attorney General Pam Bondi today as we condemn the unconscionable decision by State Attorney Aramis Ayala to not seek the death penalty in the prosecution of Markeith Loyd. By refusing to pursue the death penalty in this horrific case, State Attorney Ayala missed an opportunity to ensure that justice was served for the Clayton and Dixon families. Read More
The Florida Sheriffs Association (FSA) is pleased to announce that Charlotte County Corrections Deputy First Class Bobby Beverly has been selected as the 2017 Corrections Officer of the Year. The award, presented each year at the FSA Winter Conference by FSA and Star & Shield Insurance, is given to one corrections officer who has demonstrated outstanding service in the line of duty. Read More
As a longtime sheriff and former police chief, Palm Beach County Sheriff Ric Bradshaw talks about the differences in the law enforcement roles. Sheriff Bradshaw believes one of the most positive aspects of being sheriff is having the ability to make decisions for the betterment of his community. As he works to improve the quality of life for the people he serves, Sheriff Bradshaw explains the need for innovative programs that will help sheriff's offices stay on the forefront of issues plaguing their communities.
Your local sheriff is working every day to keep your community safe, but how well do you really know them? There are 66 sheriffs in Florida, but only one is yours. We encourage you to learn more about the top elected law-enforcement official in your county and how you can support the work of your local sheriff's office.
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