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.
We stand with the victims, families, and law enforcement from yesterday’s horrific attack at Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. We cannot comprehend the evil that put this attack in motion and our hearts are broken at the loss of the 17 souls who were taken from us too early during this premeditated act of violence. We will continue to support this beloved community. The Sheriffs of Florida offer our resources to all first responders who are diligently and respectfully working with those who were impacted, and who are investigating and bringing justice for these victims and their families. Read More
Today, the Florida Sheriffs Association (FSA) and the 67 Sheriffs of Florida recognized and thanked Governor Rick Scott for his exemplary work and guidance during two recent events. During these two instances, the governor was proactive and placed a priority on smart preparation and ensuring resources where ready ahead of the need. Read More
Liberty County Sheriff Eddie Joe White shares his experience leading law enforcement efforts in his rural county and explains why relationships matter in this tight knit community where the sheriff is accessible day and night. He also discusses his jail and how they give inmates a chance to repay their debt to society while they are incarcerated.