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Sheriff Kevin J. Rambosk (R)



Midland Park High School, NJ; AA degree, police science, Bergen Community College, Paramus, NJ; BS degree, public safety administration, William Paterson University; MBA, Nova University; graduate, FBI National Academy, 172nd Session, 1993.


Ridgewood, NJ; Police Reserve and Midland Park, NJ; Civil Defense, Ambulance Corp and Fire Department Reserve; Loss Prevention Department, Sears, Paramus, NJ; Internal Security Division, New Jersey Sports and Exhibition Authority; officer, captain of Patrol Operations, Naples Police Department, 1978-1991; City of Naples: interim director of community services, 1991; assistant city manager, 1993; chief of police, 1995; City Manager, 1999; captain of Organized Crime Division, chief of operations, undersheriff, chief of staff, Collier County Sheriff’s Office, 2003; elected Sheriff of Collier County, 2008; re-elected 2012 and 2016.

"Community, Safety, Service: This is my philosophy, my calling, my life's work. Working together, we can keep Collier County a great and safe place. "
~ Sheriff Kevin J. Rambosk
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Honors and Affiliations 

Amateur Radio Extra Class License KR4YX; Distinguished Academic Achievement Award, Nova University; Outstanding Community Policing Award while chief of police in Naples, National League of Cities; Outstanding Performance Award, Naples Community Services Advisory Board; Law Enforcement Commendation Medal, Sons of the American Revolution; 2010 Innovation Award, Collier County Economic Development Council; member: Immigration and Border Security Committee, National Sheriffs’ Association; Executive Law Enforcement Advisory Board of D.A.R.E. America International; 2011 Leadership Award, Florida D.A.R.E. Officers Association; former board of directors, Leadership Collier Foundation; board of directors: Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce, Collier Senior Resources, The Shelter for Abused Women and Children; committee member at-large and former Scoutmaster, Boy Scouts of America; vice chair, Substance Abuse Coalition of Collier County; co-chair, SW Florida Regional Domestic Security Task Force; 2012 Men of Distinction Award, The Education Foundation of Collier County; 2013 Excellence in Leadership Award, Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce; 2014 David S. Crawford Law Enforcement Officer Victim Services Award, Florida Attorney General’s Office; 2016 Commissioner's Business Recognition Award, Florida Department of Education.