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Sheriff Benjamin J. Stewart (Independent)



Madison High School, Madison, FL; AA degree, North Florida Community College, Madison, FL; private pilot’s license, 1983.


U.S. Marine Corps Reserve, 1977-1984


Madison County Sheriff’s Office, 20 years; State Attorney’s Office, 3rd Circuit, investigator, five years; North Florida Community College Law Enforcement Academy, 1980; various law enforcement certifications; firearms instructor; polygraph examiner; elected Sheriff of Madison County, 2008; re-elected 2012 and 2016.

Honors and Affiliations 

Board of directors, Florida Sheriffs Youth Ranches, 2012; Commendation, 3rd Circuit State Attorney’s Office for Homicide Investigation; member, Gideon’s International.