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Sheriff Keith Pearson

Sheriff Keith Pearson (R)

St. Lucie | View All Sheriffs

County Details

  • County Seat: Fort Pierce
  • Population: 329,226


AA Degree, Criminal Justice Technology, Indian River State College; FBI-LEEDA Law Enforcement Executive Development Association, Supervisor Leadership Institute for Law Enforcement Executives; Correctional Officer Basic Training, Indian River State College; Crossover from Corrections to Law Enforcement, Indian River State College


Served in the Intelligence Unit, Special Investigations Unit, ATF Task Force, K-9 Unit, and SWAT Team, School Resource Unit, District Patrol, and Department of Corrections Emergency Response Team

Honors and Affiliations

US. Department of Justice Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives Distinguished Service Medal recipient 2019; United States Attorney’s Office Southern District of Florida Outstanding Law Enforcement Officer of the Year Award 2019; Unit Citation (Dec. 2005, Nov. 2009, June 2011, Nov. 2012, June 2015, June 2019); Commendation Certificate (Sept. 2009, May 2012, September 2014); Deputy of the Quarter (Aug. 2007, June 2008, Nov. 2009, Sept. 2015); Deputy of the Year 2009; Detective of the Quarter (Feb. 2011, Feb. 2013); Detective of the Year 2012; Distinguished Service Award Sept. 2013; Meritorious Service Award (Dec. 11, 2008, Nov. 2014, Jan. 2017, March 2019); St. Lucie County Sheriffs Office Certificate of Appreciation Feb. 2005; Save Driver Award (June 2008, May 2009, June 2010)