skip to content

Who we are

About FSA

Sheriff Directory

Sheriff Peyton C. Grinnell (R)

County Details

  • County Seat: Tavares
  • Population: 383,956


Masters Degree, Criminal Justice Administration, Columbia College; Bachelors Degree, Organizational Management, Warner Southern; FBI National Academy, 244th Session; Administrative Officers Course, Southern Police Institute,111th; Chief Executive Seminar,43rd; Military U.S. Marine Corps, 1986-1991.

Honors and Affiliations

Veterans Foreign Wars, American Legion; Leadership of Lake County, 2008; Florida Criminal Justice Executive Leadership Institute, past board president; Institute of Public Safety Advisory Board; Florida Corrections Accreditation Commission, Commissioner; Lake Sumter State College Foundation Board of Directors; Educational Foundation of Lake County, board member; Salvation Army, board member


U.S. Marine Corps., 1986-1991.


Lake County Sheriff’s Office, 1994-present; elected Sheriff of Lake County Sheriff, 2016.