Pasco County Sheriff's Office

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Pasco County Sheriff's Office
Logo of the Pasco County Sheriff's Office.
Agency overview
Formed 1887
Legal personality Governmental: Government agency
Jurisdictional structure
Legal jurisdiction County
General nature
Operational structure
Headquarters 8700 Citizen Drive

New Port Richey, FL 34654

Agency executive Chris Nocco, Sheriff
Official website

The Pasco County Sheriff's Office (PSO) is the law enforcement agency responsible for Pasco County, Florida. The current Sheriff is Chris Nocco, who was appointed by Governor Rick Scott. Former Sheriff Bob White announced his early retirement effective May 1, 2011. On April 25, 2011, Florida governor Rick Scott appointed Major Chris Nocco to fulfill the remaining two years left on Sheriff White's term.

Fallen officers[edit]

Since the formation of the Pasco County Sheriff's Office, five deputies have been killed in the line of duty. The most common cause of line of duty deaths to date is gunfire.[1]

Officer Date of Death Details
Deputy Sheriff Sheldon S. "Shelley" Nicks
Saturday, May 8, 1909
Constable Arthur Fleece Crenshaw
Wednesday, October 4, 1922
Deputy Sheriff William Henry O'Berry
Friday, January 1, 1926
Deputy Sheriff John Herbert "Bert" McCabe
Saturday, June 26, 1948
Automobile accident
Lieutenant Charles A. "Bo" Harrison
Sunday, June 1, 2003


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