Sheriff Deryl B. Loar (R)
Lake Weir High School, Ocala, Fla.; AA degree, Central Florida Community College, Ocala, Fla.; BA degree, Barry University, Miami; attended: University of Florida, Florida State University.
Florida Highway Patrol: Trooper, Drug Interdiction Officer, Corporal, Sergeant, Lieutenant, Captain, District Commander Treasure Coast, 1989-2008; DHSMV Management Fellow, 1996-1998; IRC Chamber of Commerce Leadership, 2007; Elected Sheriff of Indian River County, 2008; Re-elected for a third term in 2016.
Honors and Affiliations
Past President and Director, Treasure Coast Chiefs and Sheriffs’ Association; 1990 Palm Beach Post Officer of the Year nominee; Member: PBA, Florida Association of State Troopers, FHP Command Officers Association, American Association of State Troopers; Masonic Lodge #87; IRC Juvenile Justice Council; IRC Substance Abuse Council; 19th Judicial Circuit Victims’ Rights Coalition; FBI LEEDS #63; IRC March of Dimes; IRC United Way; Mental Health Collaborative; Commissioner for the Florida Law Enforcement Accreditation Commission, 2011-2017; Commissioner for the Florida Corrections Accreditation Commission, 2018.