Chief Jeff Beasley
(Department of Detention and Judicial Services)
Chief Beasley joined the Leon County Florida Sheriff’s Office in January 2017 as a member of Sheriff Walt McNeil’s executive command staff. Chief Beasley is responsible for overseeing all of the Sheriff’s criminal investigation units, the intelligence and analysis unit, the crime scene unit, victim advocate services, and property and evidence.
Formerly, Chief Beasley held the position of Director of Intelligence over the Florida Department of Corrections newly formed Office of Intelligence, responsible for overseeing the Department’s Security Threat Group (STG) program, the Canine Interdiction Unit, the Digital Forensics Lab, and the Research & Analysis Unit.
Before assuming the position as Director of Intelligence, Chief Beasley served as the Inspector General for the Florida Department of Corrections (Third largest correctional system in the U.S.) where he was responsible for overseeing the Department’s Office of the Inspector General’s (OIG) 200 inspectors and investigative support staff.
Prior to his appointment into the role of Inspector General for the Department of Corrections, Chief Beasley worked for the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) at its Headquarters in Tallahassee and carried the title of Special Agent Supervisor.
Prior to his work with FDLE, Chief Beasley was a Sergeant with the Escambia County Alabama Sheriff’s Office where he was a supervisor within the Criminal Investigation Division – Major Crimes/Narcotics.
Chief Beasley earned his Master of Science in Criminal Justice Administration and his Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice from Troy University.