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To submit information to the Sheriff's Office and remain anonymous,
please call the sheriff's crime tips line at 1-888-ANY-TIPS (269-8477).

Seniors vs. Crime Program

Seniors vs. Crime is a joint project of the Citrus County Sheriff’s Office and Florida Attorney General’s Office.  It is designed to assist people in the community who have been scammed or taken advantage of.

They can also review proposals, documents and other “offers” to verify their validity before you proceed.  Since the program’s inception, the all volunteer staff has recovered over 1 million dollars in money and services for residents of the community and has prevented some people from being victimized in the first place.

A trained staff works out of the Senior Store Front office located at 4093 North Lecanto Hwy in Beverly Hills.  Anyone wishing to file a complaint should bring all paperwork and documents, including receipts and copies of checks if applicable.  This program is free and you do not need to be a senior citizen to take advantage of their services.  If you live near Inverness or Homosassa, we do have staff that can meet you at another Sheriff’s location but by appointment only.

Regular Hours of Operation: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 8:30AM - 1:30PM

Summer Hours of Operation: Tuesday, Thursday, same times, June – July - Aug

Seniors Vs. Crime Brochure      

Prevent Gang Activity

The Citrus County Sheriff's Office, in cooperation with local and state civic leaders, work throughout our community to maintain a safe and healthy environment in which our families may live and grow.  In order to keep gang activity at bay, it takes the efforts of all segments of society.  Local government, business leaders, law enforcement, community groups and residents must work together to keep our community a pleasant and secure place to live.  For more information or to report gang activity, please contact Cregg Dalton at 249-2723 or  e-mail

Gang Prevention Info      

Security Survey

Commercial and residential property owners can request a free security survey from our Crime Prevention team, and employees are always willing to speak to community or civic groups about personal safety or child identification programs.
For more information contact Lt. Mike Kanter at 344-3772 or email

Home Security Survey
Child ID Program

The Child ID Program was designed to assist parents in gathering important critical information of their child in the event of a kidnapping, runaway incident, or if they become lost.  Sheriff’s volunteer members will capture a photograph, the child’s fingerprints and a DNA sample.  The parent or guardian is provided with this information and it should be kept in a safe location.  For privacy concerns, the Sheriff’s Office does not maintain a database, only the parent or guardian.  The program is free.  Groups, businesses or organizations can have the program brought to their location for special events.  If anyone would like to schedule a program or wants to know when the next program is, they can call Dep. Andy McEwen at 527-3701 or email

Seniors Affairs Coordinator

Lee Alexander is the senior affairs coordinator for the Sheriff’s Office.  He is responsible for assisting senior members in the community in locating needed services.  He has a wealth of knowledge and can provide valuable help to those in need.  He can be reached by calling 527-3701 or e-mail him at