Sheriff W. Brad Steube (R)
Manatee High School; AS degree, criminal justice, Manatee Community College; FBI National Academy, 200th session.
Longboat Key Police Department, 1976-1978; deputy, Manatee County Sheriff’s Office since 1978, sergeant, lieutenant, captain, major, colonel; served as commander, Special Weapons and Tactics Team and commander, Narcotics & Vice Unit; appointed Sheriff of Manatee County, April 2007; elected Sheriff 2008; re-elected 2012.
Honors and Affiliations
Longboat Key Police Officer of the Year, 1977; treasurer, chairman, Board of Directors, Florida Sheriffs Association; present board member: Florida Sheriffs Youth Ranches, Manatee County Crime Stoppers, Manatee Technical Institute Criminal Justice Advisory Board, Manatee County Law Enforcement Advisory Council, Manatee River Fair Association, Public Safety Coordinating Council; vice chair, FSA Task Force Region 6; chair, Region 6 Attorney General’s Gang Reduction Task Force; past member: Baker Act Advisory Board, Junior Leadership Manatee, Leadership Manatee, Hope Family Services, Meals on Wheels, Manatee School Board EdVantage Strategic Planning Team, Florida Deputy Sheriffs Association.
Address: 600 301 Blvd. W., #202, Bradenton, 34205
Phone: (941) 747-3011, x 2222
County Seat: Bradenton
County Website: www.mymanatee.org