Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office

Sheriff Larry R. Ashley

News Releases

Destin Shooting Incident

Deputies responded to the Extended Stay America on Opa-Locka Lane in Destin today around 11:00 a.m. reference shots fired. Deputies say Ezekial Belcher (DOB: 4/20/93) approached his co-worker and friend (DeeCee Smith DOB: 7/10/86), both from Andalusia, Alabama, and...

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OCSO Welcomes New Undersheriff

Retired FBI agent Steve Harker has come on board as the new Undersheriff at the Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office, replacing former Undersheriff Don Adams. Harker joins the OCSO after 24 years with the FBI, serving as a Special Agent in multiple capacities ranging from...

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