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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, 8 years; elected Sheriff of Jefferson County, 2004; re-elected 2008; unopposed 2012 

Honors and Affiliations

Board of Managers of the Florida Sheriff's Risk Management Fund; Board of Directors, Florida Sheriffs Association, 2004-2008; board member, 4-H Advisory Committee; Golden Medal Award for Law Enforcement Officer of the Year, Veterans of Foreign Wars, 2004; Letters of Commendation, Florida Highway Patrol Troop H for Outstanding Productivity; GEM Award, Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles; member, Rotary International; Fred and Velinda Williams/ Chamber of Commerce Award for Government official that has contributed the most to the Chamber and Community; Bronze Award, United Way, 2004-2012; Distinguished Citizens Award, Boy Scouts of America, 2012; instrumental in legislation requiring state driver’s licenses and I.D. cards to indentify sexual offenders; implemented Cops & Kids program to give underprivileged children bicycles at Christmas; implemented Project Lifesaver to aide in search for persons with special needs; organized department fundraisers for: United Way, American Cancer Society, Senior Citizens Center of Jefferson County.

Address: 171 Industrial Park, Monticello, 32344-6385
Phone: (850) 997-2523
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County Seat: Monticello
Population: 14,256
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