Located in Duval County, Florida, the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office (JSO) is an accredited agency comprised of approximately 3,500 employees; including nearly 2,000 sworn police; corrections and civilian personnel.
As one of the premier law enforcement agencies in the nation, JSO provides rigorous training, maintains the highest professional standards, and offers a technologically advanced academy to train top quality employees to serve and protect a community of nearly one-million citizens.
Under the leadership of Sheriff Pat Ivey, the members of the agency strive for a crime-free environment, driven by partnerships with empowered citizens, fostering a vibrant community and the success of all individuals.
In this section you will learn about the history of the Sheriff’s Office, ways you can get involved, about upcoming events and much more!
| Annual Reports
| Organizational Chart
| Sheriff Pat Ivey's Biography
Sheriff Pat Ivey
In June 2022, Pat Ivey was appointed by Florida Governor Ron DeSantis to serve as the Sheriff of Duval County. Ivey is the sixth Sheriff to serve this community since consolidation.
Sheriff Ivey began his successful career at the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office (JSO) in 1994. He came up through the ranks of the department working in numerous areas of the agency.
Ivey was appointed to the Sheriff’s Staff under former Sheriff John Rutherford in 2009, where he served as an Assistant Chief then Division Chief. In July 2015, former Sheriff Mike Williams appointed Pat Ivey to serve his administration as the agency’s second in command.
As Undersheriff throughout Williams' administration, Ivey was involved in all the agency’s operations – from internal investigations to contract negotiations as well as the overall strategic plan – leading the more than 3,000 employees in the mission to serve and protect our community.
As Sheriff, he plans to carry on the mission of driving down violent crime by leveraging newer technology and increasing mental health and special needs awareness among officers and the public JSO serves. He recognizes Jacksonville's success depends on the involvement of citizens from every neighborhood of the city, and every walk of life.
Jacksonville Sheriff's Office Organizational Chart
Being accredited is not mandatory for the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office, but it does reflect our commitment to demonstrate professional excellence to the Jacksonville community.
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