Sheriff David C. Hobbs (D)
Public schools of Jefferson County; Florida Highway Patrol Academy
U.S. Marine Corps Reserve, 1976-1982
Florida Highway Patrol, 11 years; Deputy Sheriff, Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office, eight years; elected Sheriff of Jefferson County, 2004; re-elected, 2008; unopposed 2012.
Honors and Affiliations
Board of Directors, Florida Sheriffs Association, 2004-2008; board member, 4-H Advisory Committee; recipient Veterans of Foreign Wars Golden Medal Award for Law Enforcement Officer of the Year, 2004; Letters of Commendation, Florida Highway Patrol Troop H for Outstanding Productivity; Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles GEM Award; member, Rotary International; recipient of the Fred and Velinda Williams/ Chamber of Commerce Award for Government official that has contributed the most to the Chamber and Community; recipient of Boy Scouts of America Distinguished Citizens Award, 2012. Instrumental in legislation requiring state drivers licenses and I.D. cards to ID sexual offenders; implemented Cops & Kids program for underprivileged children with bicycles at Christmas; implemented Project Lifesaver to aide in search for persons with special needs; organized department fundraisers for: United Way (United Way Bronze Award, 2004-2012), American Cancer Society and Senior Citizens Center of Jefferson County.
Address: 171 Industrial Park, Monticello, 32344-6385
Phone: (850) 997-2523
Web site http://www.jeffersoncountysheriff1.com
County Seat: Monticello
County Website: http://www.co.jefferson.fl.us/