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Behind the Badge

The blog of the Florida Sheriffs Association

May 08, 2018

Behind the Badge: Alachua County Sheriff Sadie Darnell

In October of 2017, a controversial white nationalist spoke on the University of Florida's campus. Sheriff Darnell gives her insight into the event and law enforcement's handling of it.

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Behind the Badge: Gilchrist County Sheriff Bobby Schultz

April 11, 2018

Gilchrist County Sheriff Bobby Schultz discusses why he became a law enforcement officer and the importance of his position as sheriff.

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How to Prevent a Home Burglary

April 05, 2018

Somewhere in the U.S. there's a home burglary committed every 13-15 seconds. Learn how to prevent this common crime.

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How to Protect Yourself While Using an ATM

March 26, 2018

Every day, millions of people use ATM machines primarily because of the convenience. However, it is important for you to remain cautious and aware of your surroundings and safety when using an ATM machine.

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Behind the Badge: Hendry County Sheriff Steve Whidden

March 06, 2018

Sheriff Steve Whidden elaborates on his role as sheriff, touching on many issues that a rural sheriff handles throughout their time in the county’s top law enforcement role. He also praises the critical role the Florida Sheriffs Association plays for each sheriff and for the residents of Florida.

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How to Protect Your Child from Cyberbullying

February 14, 2018

Cyberbullying often occurs when a child uses the internet, emails, text messages, social media websites, chat rooms or other digital technology to harass, threaten or humiliate another child. Learn how to protect your children from cyber bullies.

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Behind the Badge: Liberty County Sheriff Eddie Joe White

February 06, 2018

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.

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