Letter of Excellance

• On January 3, 2019 in the early morning hours, Undercover Deputies were conducting surveillance when they witnessed a vehicle pull up and park on the shoulder of the road and walk to another community. Undercover deputies found this activity very suspicious and requested assistance from the road patrol unit. It was determined that the […]

Sheriff’s Meritorious Conduct

On February 25, 2019, Sgt. James Hester and Deputy Randy Bone responded to a call in the community of Pioneer Plantation and had received information that the man was not in his right mind and was making threats to kill himself. When Deputies arrived on scene they found the man sitting in a chair with […]

Nunemaker receives Medal of Valor and Deputy of the Year awards

On Wednesday November 22, 2017 Deputy Jeff Nunemaker, CHS School Resource Officer was traveling on S.R. 29 heading into Hendry County for his tour of duty. Approximately six miles north of S.R. 78, Deputy Nunemaker came up on a vehicle crash involving a box truck and a SUV type vehicle. Both vehicles came to rest […]

Utilizing science and technology to improve local K-9 skills

K-9 Officers and their partners train and work hard everyday to protect us. A specialized faction of these officers are dedicated to explosive detection work, and innovative methods of training have grown exponentially over the past few years. The Regional Explosives Detection Dog Initiative (REDDI) Science and Technology Program invited the Hendry County Sheriff’s Office, […]

8th Annual Brian Haas Memorial Golf Tournament

Hendry County Sheriff’s Office hosted their 8th Annual Brian Haas Memorial Golf Tournament on January 19, 2019. Sheriff Whidden was proud to present the parents of Brian, Bob and Norie Haas a check in the amount of $23,342.68. To keep Brian’s memory alive, Bob and Norie created the Brian Haas Criminal Justice Scholarship Charitable Trust […]