Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office

Sheriff Larry R. Ashley

Captain Tony L. Wasden

Captain Tony WasdenEducation: Fort Walton Beach High School, Okaloosa County, FL; graduate, Senior Leadership Program – Class 11, Florida Criminal Justice Executive Institute – 2006; various law enforcement specialized training courses

Career: Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office: posse 1985-1987; patrol division, 1987-1997; criminal investigations division, 1997-2001; Sergeant, criminal investigation division, 2001-2002; Lieutenant, field services, 2002-2008; Captain, field services, 2008-2010; Captain, special operations division, 2010-present

Honors and Affiliations: Member of the Regional Domestic Security Task Force, 2007-present; recipient, Merit Award for excellent Arrest, from American Police Hall of Fame, 2002:, named, Officer of the Year, 1997; named, Investigator of the Quarter, 1997; nominee, Officer of the Year, 1990.

Born Greenville, AL 1959, son Kirstopher