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Sheriff Scotty Rhoden (R)



Baker County High School, 1990; Lake City Community College Law Enforcement Academy; Florida Sheriffs Institute Commanders Academy graduate; DEA Advanced Narcotics Investigator School.


Corrections Officer, 1992; Deputy Sheriff, 1992-1997; Patrol Sergeant, 1997-2002; Narcotics Investigator, 2002-2009; Patrol Lieutenant, 2009-2016; elected Sheriff of Baker County, 2016.

Honors and Affiliations

Life Saving Award During Traffic Crash; Joseph Burtner Award; Certification of Appreciation from D.E.A.; Florida Narcotic Region II Officer of the Year; Special Investigations Unit Eighth Circuit Officer of the Year; Morris Fish Award.