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Sheriff Brad Whitehead (R)

Lake Butler

Education

Union County High School; AA degree, Lake City Community College; BS degree, criminal justice, Florida State University.

Career

Law Enforcement Detective, Bureau of Fire and Arson Investigations, Division of State Fire Marshall, 1998-2003; correctional service consultant, Regional Director’s Office, Florida Department of Corrections (FDOC), 2003-2005; senior prison inspector, Office of the Inspector General, FDOC, 2005-2009; Assistant Warden, FDOC, 2009-2013; appointed Sheriff of Union County, January 2014; elected Sheriff of Union County, 2014; re-elected 2016.
 

Honors and Affiliations 

Florida Council on Crime and Delinquency; chairman, Florida Relay for Life, 2012; Northeast Regional Investigator of the Quarter, Bureau of Fire and Arson Investigations, April 2000; Northeast Regional Investigator of the Year, Bureau of Fire and Arson Investigations, 2000; member, Lake Butler Rotary Club.

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