What I've Learned

Sarasota Sheriff Tom Knight Looks Back on His 33 Years in Law Enforcement

"We should be more on patrol, out in the community, around children, embedded in the community."

11/01/2020 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Rescue Mission

Pregnant Manatee Rescued On Siesta Key

The mother manatee—who had fresh boat strike wounds—gave birth to her calf today at SeaWorld Orlando, where she is being monitored around the clock.

05/12/2020 By Staff

Law

New Program Launched to Help Inmates Reenter Sarasota Community

The "Re-Entry Navigator" program will connect inmates to reintegration programs before and after they leave the county jail.

02/19/2020 By Staff

Government

Sarasota County Sheriff Tom Knight Announces Final Term

Knight will not seek re-election after his current term ends in January 2021.

06/07/2019 By Staff

Construction

Renovations to Sarasota Jail Completed

Halfacre Construction Company recently completed renovations to the west jail facility for the Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office.

12/18/2017 By staff

Politics

Sheriff Wins Republicans' 'Elected Official of the Year' Award

Sarasota County Sheriff Tom Knight was recently chosen as the 2017 Elected Official of the Year by the Republican Party of Sarasota County.

06/07/2017 By staff

Events

Sheriff's Office Looking to Hire

The Sarasota County Sheriff's Office is holding a job fair for emergency communications positions on Saturday, Oct. 29.

10/14/2016 Research by staff