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Sheriff Morris A. Young (D)



James A. Shanks High School; Lively Vocational School; Lively Law Enforcement Academy; Institute of Police Technology and Management, Chipola Jr. College; Community Oriented Policing Institute of Gainesville; Executive Level Management Education and Training, Florida Criminal Justice Executive Institute, National Sheriffs’ Association.


Quincy Police Department, 11 years; Gadsden County Sheriff’s Office, 12 years; elected Sheriff of Gadsden County, 2004; ran unopposed 2008; re-elected 2012 and 2016.

Honors and Affiliations 

Officer of the Year, Quincy Police Department and Countywide, 1995.

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