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Sheriff Peyton C. Grinnell (R)



AA degree, criminal justice, Northern Virginia Community College; BS degree, organizational management, Warner Southern; FBI National Academy, 244th Session; Chief Executive Seminar, 43rd; Administrative Officers Course, 111th.


U.S. Marine Corps., 1986-1991.


Lake County Sheriff's Office, 1994-present; elected Sheriff of Lake County Sheriff, 2016.

Honors and Affiliations 

Veterans Foreign Wars, American Legion; Leadership of Lake County award, 2008; Florida Criminal Justice Executive Leadership Institute, past board president; Institute of Public Safety, advisory board; Boys and Girls Club of Lake and Sumter counties, corporate board member; Lake Sumter State College Foundation, Board of Directors; Educational Foundation of Lake County, board member.