Patrol Divisions

Lt. Richard McDonald Lt. Richard McDonald
District 1 Commander
6868 San Casa Drive
Englewood, Florida 34224
(941) 475-9005
District 1 Coverage Area
District 1 covers the area west of the Myakka River, including surrounding waters, and the barrier islands. This district serves a population of over 50,000 citizens. This district also has a deputy assigned to Boca Grande to work in association with the Lee County Sheriff's Office.

Lt. Darrell Caparo Lt. Darrell Caparo
District 2 Commander
1441 Tamiami Trail
Port Charlotte, Florida 33952
(941) 613-3245
District 2 Coverage Area
District 2 covers the area From Midway Blvd. and U.S. 41 to the Sarasota County line north and west to the Myakka River. This district covers an area of about 46 square miles and includes The Town Center Mall and the Charlotte Sports Park, the Spring Training Home of the Tampa Bay Rays.

Lt. Keri DeHart Lt. Keri DeHart
District 3 Commander
7474 Utilities Road
Punta Gorda, Florida 33982
(941) 575-5370
District 3 Coverage Area
District 3, the largest of the Sheriff's Office districts, includes a territory of 432 square miles, covers all the areas South of the Baron Collier Bridge to the Lee County line, North and East of the Peace River Bridge on Interstate 75 to the DeSoto County and Glades County lines and East to the Glades County line.

Lt. Brian Harrison Lt. Brian Harrison
District 4 Commander
3280 Tamiami Trail
Port Charlotte, Florida 33952
(941) 258-3900
District 4 Coverage Area
District 4, though only 30 square miles, is the most densely populated of the four districts. Two of the county's three hospitals, Fawcett Memorial and Peace River Regional, are located in District 4. There are also several parks, schools and the Port Charlotte Beach Complex in the district.

Lt. Eric Burke
Lt. Ed Ellinwood
Lt. Karl Steele
Lt. Jon Waterhouse
Lt. Christopher Williams
Lt. Eric Burke
Lt. Ed Ellinwood
Lt. Karl Steele
Lt. Jon Waterhouse
Lt. Chris Williams
Watch Commanders
3280 Tamiami Trail
Port Charlotte FL 33952
(941) 258-3908
The personnel assigned to the position of Watch Commander are responsible for monitoring and coordinating the overall activity of the road patrol, communications and special operations personnel. The Watch Commander also acts as a liaison between the Sheriff's Office and outside agencies and the media.

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