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Florida Sheriffs Association Names Martin County Clerk and Comptroller Carolyn Timmann Honorary Sheriff

August 01, 2019

The Florida Sheriffs Association (FSA), one of the largest and most successful state law-enforcement associations in the nation, is pleased to announce that it has named the Honorable Carolyn Timmann as Honorary Sheriff. Clerk Timmann of Martin County accepted this honor Tuesday night at the FSA Summer Conference banquet in Tampa.  

“It is an honor to award Clerk Timmann the title of Honorary Sheriff,” said Florida Sheriffs Association President and Columbia County Sheriff Mark Hunter. “In 2024, all 67 Florida sheriffs will be elected by the people, and that is largely due to Clerk Timmann being such an incredible champion for Florida’s constitutional officers.” 

Clerk Timmann was presented the honorary title based on her efforts and dedication to ensure that the citizens of Florida were able to decide who their elected constitutional officers would be in all 67 counties. In 2017, Clerk Timmann was appointed to the Constitution Revision Commission and filed Proposal 13 that was eventually placed on the ballot as Amendment 10, and on November 6, 2018, Amendment 10 passed with 63% support. The elected and independent office of sheriff is now enshrined in our State Constitution for all 67 counties.

By being such a positive force within FSA, Clerk Timmann has earned nothing short of this honorary title.  Highlight video of Clerk Timmann’s great work: https://youtu.be/EbPJPiYkag4

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Florida Sheriffs Association:
The Florida Sheriffs Association is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) corporation made up of the 67 Sheriffs of Florida, approximately 2,500 business leaders and 83,000 citizens throughout the state. Founded in 1893, FSA has steadfastly served the citizens of Florida by supporting the needs of the state's law enforcement community. Through the Florida Sheriffs Association, Sheriffs are given a forum to address lawmakers to push for positive changes in Florida’s public safety arena. FSA also provides Sheriffs' Offices much-needed programs such as affordable training, special task forces and legislative and legal services.  Dedicated to the prevention of juvenile delinquency and the development of lawful, productive citizens, FSA has established and funded the Florida Sheriffs Youth Ranches with facilities throughout the state to help restore hope, fulfill dreams, and prepare boys and girls for the future. It has grown to be one of the largest and most successful state law enforcement associations in the nation. For more information on the Florida Sheriffs Association, visit [url=http://www.dev.flsheriffs.org]http://www.dev.flsheriffs.org[/url].