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Sheriff McCallum

Sheriff Robert “Bobby” McCallum (R)

County Details

  • County Seat: Bronson
  • Population: 42,915


Chiefland High School, Levy County; AA degree, Central Florida Community College; BS degree, University of Florida; MS degree, criminal justice, Nova University; Florida Highway Patrol Academy; National Institute for Undersheriffs, University of Southern California; National Crime Prevention Institute, University of Louisville; Academy of Counter-Terrorist Education, Louisiana State University.


Communications officer/state trooper, Florida Highway Patrol, 1970-1977; Levy County Sheriff’s Office: corrections/communication officer, 1969; deputy, sergeant, crime prevention, youth resources, chief deputy, 1977-1981; major, director of law enforcement and administration, 1993-2005; Chiefland City Commissioner, 1981-1983; investigator/executive director, State Attorney’s Office, Eighth Judicial Circuit, 1987-1993; elected Sheriff of Levy County, 2012; re-elected 2016 and 2020, unopposed

Honors and Affiliations

Past president, Levy County Chapter of American Cancer Society; past co-chair, Levy County Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Campaign; past chaplain, Florida Intelligence Unit; past co-chair Northeast Florida Violent Crime Council; Board of Directors, College of Central Florida Criminal Justice Advisory Board; board member, Region VI Criminal Justice Standards and Training Trust Fund Board; Past Treasurer, Florida Sheriffs Association, Past Vice President, Florida Sheriff’s Association; Current President, Florida Sheriff’s Association; Past Chairman, Board of Directors, Florida Sheriffs Youth Ranches; The Greater Chiefland Area Chamber of Commerce First Responder of the Year, 2018.