Detention Facility

Johnson promoted to Chief Deputy

Johnson promoted to Chief Deputy

Major Bob Johnson of the Santa Rosa Sheriff’s Office has been promoted to Chief Deputy with the organization. Johnson is the first to serve as Chief Deputy since Sheriff Wendell Hall was sworn into office in the year 2000. “Due to the fact that this is my last year as Sheriff and knowing and supporting […]

Santa Rosa Detention Facility first in Fla. to earn certification

Santa Rosa Detention Facility first in Fla. to earn certification

The Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office Detention Facility is the first in Fla. and second nationally to be certified for meeting new standards for the elimination of sexual abuse in confinement. According to a news release from the sheriff’s office, “the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA)…has over 40 standards which must be in compliance in […]