State Primary Election Day Tue 8/30/2016 


• Reduced crime in Marion County by 8.9% - the lowest ever!
• 53.6% crime clearance rate – more than double State average of 25.9% and the 6th highest clearance rate in the State of Florida!
• Reduced top-heaviness by more than 20 supervisors creating recurring savings in excess of $1 million per year.
• During first year in office alone reduced outstanding arrest warrants by nearly 25% by creation of new Fugitive Apprehension Unit.
• Through good fiscal management have purchased approximately 150 new patrol vehicles despite having $0 in funding allocated for vehicles.
• Launched crime prevention kiosk program at no cost to tax-payers. These kiosks are in more than 100 area-businesses, including Wal-Mart, and we have a 48% apprehension rate of wanted persons placed on the kiosks. Kiosk program won Florida Crime Prevention Program of the Year for 2014 and National Association of Counties Achievement Award 2015.
• Launched SHIELD GPS monitoring program to protect domestic violence victims.
• 1st agency in Florida to have accredited Corrections Special Operations Group (C-SOG) and will be host site of global C-SOG conference in May 2016 at MCJ.
• Increased transparency and public outreach through social media increasing Facebook followers from 1,700 in January 2013 to more than 38,000 today.
• 482 citizens have taken their concealed weapons course through the MCSO and 960 citizens have graduated from Citizens Academy since January 2013.
• Named Chair of Statewide Cold Case Review Committee created by the Florida Sheriff’s Association.
• Named Co-Chair of Regional Domestic Security Task Force for Region 3.
• Utilize more than 1,500 volunteers to monitor local neighborhoods and businesses saving approximately $3 million per year. These volunteers average 128,000 hours per year of volunteer time and drive approximately 500,000 miles.
• Implemented new training program and physical fitness standards for ALL sworn personnel.

Upcoming Event

Silver Springs State Park

November 14th from 11am to 4pm

Casual Family Event. Join us for some great food and fun.

Silver Springs State Park
1425 NE 58th Ave. Ocala FL 34470

$20 Single Entry
$30 Entry for two people
$50 Family ticket

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