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Sheriff Homer "Gator" DeLoach III (D)

Palatka

Education

St. Johns River Community College Law Enforcement Academy; FBI LEEDA Executive Leadership Institute; Drug Enforcement Administration's Clandestine Laboratory Training.

Career

Putnam County Sheriff's Office 2001; Youth Resource Deputy, 2003; Missing Persons Investigator, 2004; Detective 2005; promoted to Sergeant/Drug Unit Commander, 2007; Patrol Sergeant, 2009; Property Crimes Sergeant, 2010; promoted to Lieutenant of Criminal Investigations Bureau, 2011; appointed to Captain of Administrative Services, 2012; elected Sheriff of Putnam County, 2016.

Honors and Affiliations 

Florida Sheriffs Association; Palatka Masonic Lodge No. 34; Palatka Rotary Club; Florida Cattleman's Association; National Rifle Association; Palatka Lions Club; President of Putnam County Sheriff's Office Police Athletic League.