Captain - Special Operations and Training Division
Captain, Special Operations and Training Division
Captain Bobby Lambert began his law enforcement career in 2004 working as a Correctional Officer for the Florida Department of Corrections. In March of 2005, Captain Lambert joined the Citrus County Sheriff’s Office, working as a road patrol deputy. He has served in many areas throughout the agency to include Road Patrol, Tactical Impact Unit, Community Crimes Detective, Field Training Officer, Professional Standards and Training. Captain Lambert was promoted through the ranks, serving in many supervisory capacities, including Patrol Sergeant, SWAT Commander, Patrol Watch Commander, District Operations Sergeant, Professional Standards and Training Lieutenant, and now his current position as the Special Operation and Training Division Commander.
Captain Lambert is a combat veteran of the United States Marine Corps where he served during Operation Iraqi Freedom. He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice Administration from Columbia Southern University. In 2015, Captain Lambert attended the 134th session of the Southern Police Institute's Administrative Officer's Course, located at the University of Louisville, where he graduated Dean’s Scholar. Recently, Captain Lambert completed the Florida Sheriff’s Association Commander’s Academy. Additionally, Captain Lambert serves on the Board of Directors for the Florida SWAT Association. Captain Lambert has received many training certifications he has acquired through his years 17 years of teaching at both academy level and agency training.
Captain Lambert and his wife, Kim, were both raised in Sumter County, Florida, and are graduates of South Sumter High School. They met while in high school and got married shortly after graduating. Presently, they live in Homosassa and are raising their two children, who are attend Lecanto schools.