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Sheriff Billy Woods (R)



Ocala Christian Academy; Bob Jones University, 1986-1989; BS in Criminal Justice Administration/Business Management, Columbia Southern University.


City of Ocala Police Department, 26 years; elected Sheriff of Marion County, 2016.

Honors and Affiliations 

Ocala PD awarded Medal of Valor, Medal of Distinction, 4 Distinguished Group Awards; Certificate of Commendation from the American Legion; Board Member, Marion Senior Services; Event Chair for Relay for Life of Ocala; March of Dimes; Hospice Steel Horse Stampede Motorcycle Ride; Board Member, All About You Angels Organization; Educator for Home School students within Marion County for Drivers Training and Traffic Safety.

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