For Immediate Release
July 29, 2008
Contact: Michele Nicholson
Public Information Officer
SHERIFF MORRIS NEW HEAD OF FLA. SHERIFF’S ASSOCIATION
The Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office is proud to announce that Sheriff Charlie Morris has been elected as the President of the Florida Sheriff’s Association for 2008/2009. This is the first time an Okaloosa County Sheriff has ever been chosen for this honor.
Sheriff Morris is being inducted in front of his peers Tuesday evening, July 29th, at the FSA Conference in Orlando.
The F-S-A is a charitable corporation, organized to enhance law enforcement through educational and charitable purposes, conduct training and educational seminars to increase the knowledge, expertise and performance of law enforcement officers; inform the public of new developments and trends in public safety; work with state and local governments to on sound public policies; promote public support of the Florida Sheriffs Youth Ranches; and reduce the burden of government by providing essential services to law enforcement that would otherwise be unavailable or require funding at the state or local level.
The F-S-A includes the Sheriff’s of Florida, nearly 3,500 business leaders, and 130-thousand citizens throughout the state. Since being founded in 1893, it has become one of the largest and most successful state law enforcement associations in the nation.
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