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Sheriff Robert "Bobby" McCallum (R)



Chiefland High School, Levy County; AA degree, Central Florida Community College; BS degree, University of Florida; MS degree, criminal justice, Nova University; Florida Highway Patrol Academy; National Institute for Undersheriffs, University of Southern California; National Crime Prevention Institute, University of Louisville; Academy of Counter-Terrorist Education, L.S.U.


Communications officer/state trooper, Florida Highway Patrol, 1970-1977; Levy County Sheriff’s Office: corrections/communication officer, 1969; deputy, sergeant, crime prevention, youth resources, chief deputy, 1977-1981; major, director of law enforcement and administration, 1993-2005; Chiefland city commissioner, 1981-1983; investigator/executive director, State Attorney’s Office, Eighth Judicial Circuit, 1987-1993; elected Sheriff of Levy County, 2012; re-elected unopposed, 2016.

Honors and Affiliations 

Past president, Levy County Chapter of American Cancer Society; past co-chair, Levy County Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Campaign; past chaplain, Florida Intelligence Unit; past co-chair Northeast Florida Violent Crime Council; Board of Directors Chairman, College of Central Florida Criminal Justice Advisory Board; board member, Region VI Criminal Justice Standards and Training Trust Fund Board; vice-chairman, Board of Directors, Sheriffs Ranches Enterprises, Inc.; member, Board of Directors Vice Chair, Florida Sheriffs Association