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Sheriff John W. Mina (D)

County Details

  • County Seat: Orlando
  • Population: 1,429,908


BS, Criminal Justice Administration, Columbia College.


Orlando Police Department for over 27 years, served as Chief of Police for more than four of those years; elected Orange County Sheriff in 2018 and re-elected in 2020.


30-year law enforcement career to include 27 years at the Orlando Police Department, where he ultimately served more than four years as Chief of Police; Elected Orange County Sheriff in 2018; FBINA Class 254.

Honors and Affiliations

FBI National Academy, Class 254; Southern Police Institute Command Officers Development Course; Outstanding Chief Executive of the Year, 2017, Florida Police Chiefs Association; Board of Directors, International Association of Chiefs of Police; Board of Directors, Central Florida Crimeline; Board of Directors, The Boys and Girls Club of Central Florida, Board of Directors; YMCA Central Florida; Board of Directors, Heart of Florida United Way; Board of Directors, Operation Dream; Board of Directors, Camaraderie Foundation; Major County Sheriff’s Association; Florida Sheriffs Association; Central Florida Criminal Justice Association; Florida SWAT Association; FBI National Academy Associates; Law Enforcement Immigration Task Force.

Quote from Your Sheriff

“A community is stronger when its citizens are informed and involved. We are responsive to the unique needs of our diverse and dynamic community and I want our residents to feel comfortable interacting with law enforcement so that trust exists when they need our help.”
~ Sheriff John W. Mina