Sheriff Walt McNeil (D)
BS degree, criminology, University of Southern Mississippi; Masters, criminal justice; Graduate, FBI National Academy.
Chief, Tallahassee Police Department; chief, Quincy Police Department; president, International Association of Chiefs of Police; secretary, Florida Department of Juvenile Justice; secretary, Florida Department of Corrections; Consultant, Intergovernmental Research; Consultant US Department of Homeland Security Advisory Council; consultant, U.S. Customs and Border Protection Integrity Panel; elected Leon County Sheriff, 2016.
Honors and Affiliations
Tallahassee NAACP Humanitarian Award; Public Sector Business Person of the Year; United States DEA Award; former Board of Directors, Boys and Girls Town of Tallahassee; former board member, Tallahassee Chamber of Commerce; former board member, Refuge House of Tallahassee; member, Florida Parole Commission Qualifications Committee; 2006 U.S. Delegation to Israel, Anti-Defamation League; practicing member, 100 Black Men of Tallahassee.