Promises Made. Promises Kept.

Sheriff Rick Staly is an experienced and highly-effective law enforcement leader who has led the Flagler County Sheriff’s Office in a strategic effort to reduce and prevent crime in Flagler County.

Historic Crime Reduction

Since 2017, crime is down -54% across Flagler County.

Graphic with gold sheriffs star and yellow downward arrow depicting Crime Rate drop by 54 percent in Flagler County

Leading the Flagler County Sheriff’s Office

  • The FCSO is the largest and only full-service law enforcement agency in Flagler County.
  • FCSO provides all police services for the City of Palm Coast, Town of Beverly Beach, Town of Marineland, as well as the unincorporated areas.
  • FCSO also offers support to the Flagler Beach and Bunnell’s Police Departments.
  • FCSO provides all court and detention services in Flagler County
  • FCSO manages the County jail – the Sheriff Perry Hall Inmate Detention Facility (a.k.a. “The Green Roof Inn”) with a capacity of 404 inmates.
  • FCSO operates the 9-1-1 center in Flagler County which answers and dispatches all 9-1-1 and non-emergency calls for police, fire, and medical services.
  • FCSO has over 400 employees

National and Statewide Recognition for Professional Excellence

  • FCSO is now a 4 Diamond Accredited law enforcement Agency
  • Sheriff Staly served a 6-year term, including serving as chair of the Florida Law Enforcement Accreditation Commission

Results of the Palm Coast National Community Survey

  • 92% of Residents felt safe in Palm Coast
  • 84% of respondents said Sheriff/Policing services in the city are good or excellent.
  • 82% rated crime prevention in the city either good or excellent.
  • 81% felt very or somewhat safe about property crime.
  • 84% felt safe from violent crime.

Successful Crime Reduction Strategies & Tactics

  • Intelligence Led Policing – CRIMEMAPS
  • Adult & Juvenile Probation Checks
  • Immediate Contact made with State Department of Corrections releases
  • Additional Staffing & Technology Improvements
  • LPRs & RapidID Technology
  • PACE Team
  • Real Time Crime Center
  • Dedicated/Proactive Traffic Unit
  • S.T.R.I.D.E. Program – rehabilitating inmates
  • S.W.E.A.T. Program – redirecting juveniles

Reducing Recidivism

  • Homeward Bound – Certification programs for inmates while in jail
  • Teaches practical job skills through training courses.
  • Prepares inmates for re-entry and job readiness upon release.
  • Aids offenders in becoming productive citizens rather than repeat offenders.
  • Certificate programs from Flagler Technical College for vinyl graphics application, Heating & Air Conditioning, & Electrical.
  • SMART Program – The Bureau of Justice Assistance Criminal Justice Mental Health Collaboration Program awarded the Flagler County Sheriff’s Office (FCSO) a $530,000 grant to fund an in-custody treatment program for inmates in its detention facility in Bunnell. The FCSO is one of only three Sheriff’s Offices across the country to receive this funding. As a result, Sheriff Staly launched a new evidence based in-custody treatment program February 28 to help local inmates succeed once they are released back into Flagler County. Sheriff Staly dubbed his jail program, “S.M.A.R.T.,” for Successful Mental Health and Addiction Recovery Treatment. Since the program’s inception in May 2022, 42 inmates have graduated from SMART and have returned to the community. 36 of them – or 86% – have stayed on the path to successful recovery.
  • The Flagler County Sheriff’s Office’s Sheriff Perry Hall Inmate Detention Facility (SPHIDF) has been selected by the American Jail Association to receive its 2023 Innovation Award for medium-sized facilities in May 2023

Bringing Your Money Back to Flagler County and Putting It To Work For You

Over $3.7 million dollars received in grant funds since 2021!