Citrus County Sheriff's Office Headquarters           1 Dr Martin Luther King Jr Avenue Inverness, FL 34450-4968
Citrus County Sheriff's Office Headquarters
1 Dr Martin Luther King Jr Avenue
Inverness, FL 34450-4968
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Citrus County Sheriff Office Leadership

Sheriff Mike Prendergast
Sheriff Mike Prendergast

Major, Law Enforcement Operations Danny Linhart
Major, Law Enforcement Operations Danny Linhart

Major Linhart joined the Sheriff’s Office in 1993, originally as a corrections officer. He then held the positions of deputy sheriff, investigator, patrol sergeant, crimes against children sergeant and major crimes sergeant before being...

Major, Bureau of Support Operations Elena Vitt
Major, Bureau of Support Operations Elena Vitt

Elena moved to Citrus County from South Florida in the 1980’s. She graduated from Citrus High School then attained an Associate’s degree in Elementary Education from Central Florida University. She then attended Gulf Coast University...

Public Safety Bureau Chief Jim Goodworth
Public Safety Bureau Chief Jim Goodworth

Chief Jim Goodworth was born in Pittsburg, Pa and moved to Florida as a young child. He graduated from Gulf High school in New Port Richey and attended Pasco-Hernando Community College where he obtained his AS degree in Emergency Medical...

Captain, East District Patrol David Vincent
Captain, East District Patrol David Vincent

Captain Vincent has been with the Citrus County Sheriff's Office for 24 years and held assignments in Communications, Patrol, Criminal Investigations, Education & Professional Standards Division Commander and now East District Patrol...

Captain, West District Patrol Ryan Glaze
Captain, West District Patrol Ryan Glaze

Captain, Judicial Services Division Misty Clendenney
Captain, Judicial Services Division Misty Clendenney

Misty Clendenney is the Captain of the Judicial Services Division. She started her law enforcement career in 2000 as a Deputy Sheriff in the Duty Office, she then moved up to the role of Corporal in 2005. She graduated with a B.A. in...

Captain, Special Operations Justin Ferrara
Captain, Special Operations Justin Ferrara

Captain Ferrara began working with the Citrus County Sheriff's Office in 2000. He has worked in Patrol, as a sergeant in; Special Investigations, Tactical Impact Unit and a Lieutenant in Major Crimes and Captain of the East District until...

Emergency Management and 911 Dispatch Center Dave DeCarlo
Emergency Management and 911 Dispatch Center Dave DeCarlo

Capt. DeCarlo has been employed with the Citrus County Sheriff’s Office since February of 1987. He began his career with the agency as a dispatcher, answering 911 calls and dispatching deputies. He attended the police academy during...

Captain, Education & Professional Standards Michael Kanter
Captain, Education & Professional Standards Michael Kanter

Director, Intormation Technology Kevin McDow
Director, Intormation Technology Kevin McDow

Kevin is a native Floridian and grew up here in Citrus County. He is a graduate of the University of Central Florida. Kevin joined the Sheriff’s Office in March of 2007 as a Programmer/Analyst and was appointed Manager of the Information...

Finance Director Tracy Seffern
Finance Director Tracy Seffern

Tracy joined the Citrus County Sheriff’s Office in March of 2012 as the Senior Accountant in the Finance Department. In September of 2014 was promoted to the position of Finance Director. Prior to joining the CCSO, she built her...

Captain, Major Crimes Brian Spiddle
Captain, Major Crimes Brian Spiddle

Director, Community Relations Heather Yates
Director, Community Relations Heather Yates

Heather joined the Citrus County Sheriff’s Office in early 2007 as a media spokesperson and communications coordinator. In 2017, she was promoted to Director of Community Relations by Sheriff Mike Prendergast. Prior to joining the CCSO,...