Alachua County Sheriff's Office
|Alachua County Sheriff's Office|
Patch of the Alachua County Sheriff's Office
|Legal personality||Governmental: Government agency|
|Operations jurisdiction*||County (US) of Alachua in the state of Florida, USA|
|Map of Alachua County Sheriff's Office's jurisdiction.|
|Size||969.12 square miles (2,510.0 km2)|
|Agency executive||Sadie Darnell, Sheriff|
|Alachua County Sheriff|
|* Divisional agency: Division of the country, over which the agency has usual operational jurisdiction.|
The Alachua County Sheriff's Office is the chief law enforcement agency for unincorporated areas of Alachua County, Florida, United States. The current sheriff, Sadie Darnell, is the first female sheriff for the county.
In June 2007, it was reported that 10 employees in the Sheriff's office, including the jail's director, had either been fired or resigned while being investigated.
The office has at least one Bearcat armored vehicle and two helicopters provided by the federal government under various programs.
- The Gainesville Sun, June 03, 2007 - At agency, 10 ousters since sheriff took job
- Sarkissian, Arek (22 May 2015). "ASO deputies disciplined following traffic stop by armored vehicle". Gainesville Sun. Retrieved 30 May 2015.
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