Sheriff Rick Ramsay (R)
High school; 60 college credits; FBI National Academy, 212th Session; Command Officers Development Course, Southern Police Institute; LE Academy, Florida Keys Institute of Criminal Justice, 1987.
Monroe County Sheriff’s Office, 27 years; detective sergeant; SFL HIDTA; Special Operations and Narcotics, SPI CODC; elected Sheriff of Monroe County, 2012; re-elected 2016 unopposed.
Honors and Affiliations
State of Florida Law Enforcement Office of the Year, American Legion, 2010-2011; Sheriff’s Office, Medal of Valor; three-time recipient, Sheriff’s Medal; Distinguished Service Medal, Community Foundation Unsung Hero Award, 2010, 2011, 2014; Samuel’s House Men of Valor 2012 Award; Fire Fighter of the Year award, Marathon Volunteer Fire/Rescue; The Imogene Synon Award, 2014; Monroe County Employer of the Year, 2014; Distinguished Citizen Medal, 2016. Under Sheriff Ramsey, the MCSO was awarded NSA "Triple Crown Status" in 2014; only 38 sheriff's offices nationwide have attained this status.
Board member: United Way of Monroe County, Guidance Care Center, West Care, College Training Advisory Committee, Monroe Association of Remarkable Citizens, Monroe County D.U.I. Coalition, Military Affairs Committee, Leadership Monroe County, Florida Law Enforcement Accreditation Commission, Area Maritime Security Committee.