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Captain Mark Raiche

Captain Mark RaicheEducation: High School, Pensacola Christian School, Pensacola, FL 1993; Law Enforcement Academy, George Stone Criminal Justice Training Center, Pensacola, FL, 1995; Line Supervision, Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission (CJSTC), 2010; Middle Management, CJSTC, 2010; Florida Leadership Academy, Session #27, Criminal Justice Executive Institute (CJEI), 2013; Commander’s Academy, Session #2, Florida Sheriff’s Institute, 2014; Florida Senior Leadership Program, Session #19, CJEI, Tallahassee, FL, 2016; Florida Executive Development Seminar, FBI National Academy, Florida Chapter, 2018; Florida Certified Public Manager Program, Florida Center for Public Management, Florida State University, 2018

Career: Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office – 1995 – 2000, Patrol Deputy, Operations Bureau; 2000 – 2007, Traffic Deputy, Special Enforcement Unit; 2007 – 2008, Deputy, Street Crimes Unit; 2008 – 2010, Patrol Corporal, Operations Bureau; 2010 – 2011, Patrol Sergeant, Operations Bureau; 2011 – 2013, Traffic Sergeant, Special Operations Unit; 2014 – 2014, District Sergeant, Central District; Operations Bureau; 2014 – 2015, Lieutenant, Watch Commander, Operations Bureau; 2016 – 2017, Lieutenant, Criminal Investigations Section; 2017 – Present, Captain, Central District Commander, Operations Bureau

Honors and Affiliations: Life Saving Medal, 2014; Mothers against Drunk Driving (MADD) 1 of 3 Top DUI Arresting Officer, 5 total years; MADD, Outstanding Service Award for over 100 DUI Arrests, 2002; Florida Department of Transportation Award for Excellence in Traffic Enforcement, 2003; Key Note Speaker, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), Region 4, 2009; Multiple awards as a competitive shooter; Honorary Command Chief, 492nd Special Operations Wing, Hurlburt Field, 2018-2019; Vice-President, North Okaloosa Fraternal Order of Police Lodge #146; 2nd Vice-President, Florida Criminal Justice Executive Institute Associates, Inc. Board; Board Member, Emerald Coast Crime Stoppers; Captain, Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office Marksmanship Team; Adjunct Instructor, Northwest Florida State College, Criminal Justice Program; Adjunct Instructor, Florida Public Safety Institute, DUI Instructor; General Instructor, Florida Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission (CJSTC); Firearms Instructor, CJSTC; Emergency Vehicle Operations Instructor, CJSTC; Master Instructor, Easydrift USA Driver Training System; Guest Lecturer for Florida Sheriff’s Association on Teen Driver Challenge program

Born: Rutland, Vermont. Spouse: Jennifer, children: Michael, Thomas, and Kimberly. Faith: Methodist, 1st United Methodist Church, Crestview, FL. Hobbies: Competitive shooting, hunting, fishing, outdoors activities

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