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Sheriff Bobby Schultz (R)

Gilchrist | View All Sheriffs

County Details

  • County Seat: Trenton
  • Population: 17,864


ell High School, 1988; Lake City Community College, 1992; Law Enforcement Crossover, Lake City Community College, 1993; Florida Department of Law Enforcements Chief Executive Seminar Class of 51, 2017


Gilchrist County Sheriff’s Office, 1992-1993; Lancaster Correctional Institution, 1994-1996; Chiefland Police Department, 1996-1998; Levy County Sheriff’s Office, 1993-1994, 1998-2005; Eighth Judicial Circuit State Attorney’s Office, 2005-2009; DynCorp International (State Departments International Narcotics Law Enforcement Division), 2008-2009; Eighth Judicial Circuit Public Defenders Office, 2009-2012; elected Sheriff of Gilchrist County, 2012; re-elected 2016 and 2020

Honors and Affiliations

Outstanding Service Beyond the Call of Duty Award, 1996, Chiefland Police Department; Law Enforcement Deputy of the Year, 1997, Levy County Sheriff’s Office; Stars of Freedoms 2017, Service Above and Beyond to the Residents of Gilchrist County; Gilchrist County Chamber of Commerce, 2014 Citizen of the Year; The American Legion Jamerson-Sheffield Post 91, 2014, Certificate of Commendation for Outstanding Public Service; Florida Gateway College Advisory Committee, 2013-Present; Partnership For Stronger Families Board of Directors, 2014-2015; Florida Sheriff’s Youth Ranches Board of Directors, 2017-2019; Florida Sheriff’s Association, Board of Directors Chairman 2016-2017; Treasurer, 2017-2018; Secretary, 2018-2019; Vice President, 2019, President, 2020