Ruffled American flag with Oath of office scroll and close up of Sheriff badge in foreground
Lake County Sheriff's Office | Tavares, Florida
Sheriff Peyton C. Grinnell
To Serve People, Support our Communities,
and Safeguard our Quality of Life
Oath of Office I do solemnly swear or affirm that I will support, protect, and defend the Constitution and Government of the United States and of the State of Florida.



Employment Opportunities: Click here to see about our Law Enforcement Hiring Process, Benefits, Career Opportunities, and Minimum Qualifications. The Lake County Sheriff's Office is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

Volunteer Opportunities: The Volunteer Program began in August of 1996. Each department within the Sheriff's Office makes use of volunteers wherever possible. Currently, our oldest volunteer is 87 and has been volunteering since 1999.

Explorers Program: Are you in middle or high school and between the ages of 14 and 21? Are you interested in a career in law enforcement, or seeing what being a deputy sheriff or detention deputy is all about? THEN EXPLORING IS FOR YOU!