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Sheriff Ken J. Mascara (D)

Ft. Pierce


AA/AS degree, criminal justice, Indian River Community College; BA degree, criminal justice, Florida Atlantic University; DC degree, Life University; FBI Federal Executive Development Seminar, 2003; graduate, FBI National Executive Institute, Class No. 30, 2007.


St. Lucie County Sheriff’s Office, Auxiliary Deputy Sheriff, Detention Deputy, Law Enforcement Deputy, Part-time Deputy; elected Sheriff of St. Lucie County, 2000; reelected 2004, 2008, 2012 and 2016.

Honors and Affiliations 

Citizen of the Year, Fraternal Order of Police Lodge No. 41; Law Enforcement Officer of the Year, American Legion White City, Post 358, 2002, 2004; Outstanding Law Enforcement Officer Award, U.S. Attorney’s Office, 2009; Southern District of Florida Children’s Champion Award, New Horizons of the Treasure Coast, 2010; director, Hundred Club of St. Lucie County; board of managers, Florida Sheriffs Risk Management Fund; member, National Sheriffs’ Association; Advisory Committee, National Task Force on Community Preparedness and Response, 2005; past-president: Treasure Coast Chiefs of Police and Sheriffs Association, 2006; member, Region 5 Gang Reduction Task Force; chairman, Crime Lab Advisory Council; vice president, Florida Deputy Sheriffs Association; Board of Directors, District 4, Florida Sheriffs Association, 2015.