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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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  • FSA Continues Work with State Farm to Improve Teen Driving and Keep Florida Safe

    The Florida Sheriffs Association is happy to announce that State Farm has generously granted $75,000 to the Teen Driver Challenge, an educational course that provides teen driver education. The check was presented to the FSA President, Walton County Sheriff Michael Adkinson, during this week’s Florida Sheriffs Association Summer Conference banquet. State Farm has continued to support the Teen Driver Challenge since 2011, which has been a vital contribution in keeping Florida’s teen drivers, and everyone on the roadway, safe. Read More

  • Deputy Jesus Madrigal of the Broward SO Honored as the 2018 FSA Law Enforcement Officer of the Year

    Today, the Florida Sheriffs Association (FSA) is proud to announce that Deputy Jesus “Jesse” Madrigal of the Broward Sheriff’s Office has been selected as the 2018 Law Enforcement Officer of the Year. Each year the award is presented at the FSA Summer Conference to an officer who has demonstrated an exemplary model of honor, service and courage. The award is sponsored by Star & Shield Insurance Services. Read More

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On April 30, 2018, the Florida Sheriffs Association honored all the fallen deputies and officers who served the law, and the state of Florida, in the line of duty. This year, four names were added to the FSA Memorial Wall during the ceremony. FSA President Walton County Sheriff, Michael A. Adkinson, Jr. joined sheriffs at the FSA Memorial Wall to celebrate the men and women who lost their lives while serving their communities.