Flagler County, FL
Where everyday is a day at the beach!
Here in Flagler County, Florida, Sheriff Rick Staly supports his team with the backing of a strong, supportive community of Law Enforcement. Our constituents value, respect and cherish our hard-working team that protects and serves our community.
Nestled between Daytona Beach and St. Augustine along the Florida Atlantic coastline, Flagler Beach is known for its untainted shorelines adorned by beautiful beaches, seaside restaurants and shops, making Flagler County a great place to work, live and raise a family.
Escape to our beautiful coastal county! We invite you to join our Flagler County Sheriff’s Office family to achieve your work goals in a respectful, family-oriented work environment.
Meet Sheriff Rick Staly
Sheriff Rick Staly was elected Sheriff on November 8, 2016 and was sworn-in as Flagler County’s 18th Sheriff on January 3, 2017 and was overwhelmingly re-elected in 2020. As Sheriff, he leads a work force of more than 300 employees.
Sheriff Staly holds a Master’s degree in Justice Administration from the University of Louisville and a Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice from Rollins College. Sheriff Staly is a graduate of the 177th Session of the FBI National Academy, the Southern Police Institute's 79th Administrative Officer's Course and is trained in Homeland Security. Sheriff Staly also graduated from the 112th Session of the National Sheriff’s Institute and the 79th Session of the FBI L.E.E.D.S. program.
During Sheriff Staly’s career he has received numerous awards, commendations and medals, including the Medal of Valor, Purple Heart Medal and Florida Governor’s Medal of Heroism after being shot three times while saving the life of a fellow deputy sheriff. In 2019, he was selected as 1 of 5 finalists for the National Rifle Association’s (NRA) Law Enforcement Officer of the Year award.
Sheriff Staly serves as Chair for the Commission on Florida Law Enforcement Accreditation and is Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Florida Sheriffs Youth Ranches, serves on the Board of Directors for the Florida Sheriff's Association and is Vice President of the Florida Deputy Sheriff’s Association. He is an active member of the Volusia-Flagler Police Chiefs Association and the Flagler County Gun and Archery Club. He is a life member of the National Rifle Association. Sheriff Staly has been awarded life memberships in the National Sheriff’s Association, International Association Chiefs of Police, Southern Police Institute Alumni Association and the Florida Police Chiefs Association.
Join our team
Are you looking to work for a professional and modern law enforcement agency and serve in a community with a low crime rate that respects and honors their Law Enforcement Officers? Are you looking for an agency that has fast growth opportunities where you can meet your personal goals? Are you looking to serve in an agency that has been ranked as one of the top 10 Best Places to Work two years in a row? Then the Flagler County Sheriff's Office wants you!
The Flagler County Sheriff's Office is the largest law enforcement agency in Flagler County, Florida and Sheriff Rick Staly supports his dedicated team with the backing of a strong, supportive community. FCSO will occupy its new 51,000sf state-of-the-art Operations Center, now under construction, in October 2022. We use cutting-edge technology, well-equipped and modern patrol vehicles and the best equipment, such as a new state-of-the-art radio system installed in 2020, a new Lenco Bearcat and soon a new Mobile Command Center, SWAT transport vehicle and a new Boston Whaler patrol boat will soon take our capabilities to serve our community to the next level.
As the only full-service law enforcement agency in the county you have opportunities to fulfill your dreams, such as patrol, investigations, K-9 Unit, Marine Unit, Dive Team, ERT, SWAT, School Resources, Court Services, Fugitive Unit, Detention, Traffic Unit - drive a Mustang or ride a Harley Davidson - and much more. We have it all. The only thing we're missing is you to join our team!
Escape to our beautiful coastal county! We invite you to join our Flagler County Sheriff's Office family to achieve your work goals in a respectful, family-oriented work environment.