Law Enforcement

The Law Enforcement for the Town of Fort White is under the direction of Columbia County Sheriff, Mark A. Hunter. You can visit the website for the Sheriff at www.ColumbiaSheriff.org

SHERIFF MARK A. HUNTER (NPA)
Born Lake City, FL, December 21, 1960

SHERIFF MARK A. HUNTER (NPA)

 

Family:
Spouse-Marilyn
Children-Two
Grandchildren-One

Education:
Columbia High School, Graduated 1979; BA Degree Organizational Management, Edward Waters College; FDLE, Chief Executive Seminar, Class 43, 2009; graduate, FBI National Academy, 256th session.

Military:
Graduate, Command and General Staff College, U.S. Army; Florida Army National Guard, Lt. Colonel (Ret.) 30 years service.

Career:
Suwannee County Sheriff’s Office, Patrol Deputy, School Resource Officer, 1994-1999; North Florida Community College, Instructor 1996-2006; Division of Alcoholic Beverages and Tobacco Enforcement, Special Agent, District Supervisor, 1999-2005; Columbia County Sheriff’s Office, Undersheriff, 2005-2006; Elected Sheriff of Columbia County, 2008; Re-elected Sheriff of Columbia County in 2012, Unopposed 2016.

Honors and Affiliations:
Elk’s Lodge 893, 1987-present; Suwannee River District Boy Scouts of America, District Chairman, 2008-2011; Florida Department of Law Enforcement Pill Mill Strike Force, Co-Chair, 2011-present; Florida Sheriff’s Association, Board of Directors, 2012-present, chairman, 2015; Secretary 2016, Florida Model Jail Standards Committee Member, 2012-present; Florida Chapter FBI National Academy Association, 2014-present.

Church:
Christ Central Ministries