Credit Card Satellite Equipment Tampering

The Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office wants to alert area businesses to be aware of possible tampering efforts targeting the satellites that send and receive credit and debit card information and authentication. A BP Gas station at 168 Eglin Parkway today reported that...

Florosa Man Earns OCSO Community Service Award

Sheriff Larry Ashley has honored a Florosa resident with the Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office “Community Service Award”, saying the man’s actions are the primary reason a young mother is still alive today to take care of her baby. Jim Rogers didn’t waste...

OCSO Names Investigator of the Year

Investigator Les Wolthers has proved to be a committed, well-rounded, and skilled Investigator who is always open to new challenges and to exploring new methods and techniques. Investigator Wolthers’ work ethic shone through when he began investigating a large scale...

OCSO Names 2014 SRO of the Year

Deputy James Reeves is one of our most dedicated School Resource Officers. His initiative, organizational skills, and time management work together to make him tremendously effective in getting results that make a difference at Fort Walton Beach High School. He is...