SHERIFF MARK A. HUNTER (NPA)

SHERIFF MARK A. HUNTER (NPA)

SHERIFF MARK A. HUNTER (NPA)

Born Lake City, FL, December 21, 1960

Family:
Spouse-Marilyn
Children-Two
Grandchildren-One

Education:
Columbia High School, Graduated 1979; BA Degree Organizational Management, Edward Waters College; FDLE, Chief Executive Seminar, Class 43, 2009; graduate, FBI National Academy, 256th session.

Military:
Graduate, Command and General Staff College, U.S. Army; Florida Army National Guard, Lt. Colonel (Ret.) 30 years service.

Career:
Suwannee County Sheriff’s Office, Patrol Deputy, School Resource Officer, 1994-1999; North Florida Community College, Instructor 1996-2006; Division of Alcoholic Beverages and Tobacco Enforcement, Special Agent, District Supervisor, 1999-2005; Columbia County Sheriff’s Office, Undersheriff, 2005-2006; Elected Sheriff of Columbia County, 2008; Re-elected Sheriff of Columbia County in 2012.

Honors and Affiliations:
Elk’s Lodge 893, 1987-present; Suwannee River District Boy Scouts of America, District Chairman, 2008-2011; Florida Department of Law Enforcement Pill Mill Strike Force, Co-Chair, 2011-present; Florida Sheriff’s Association, Board of Directors, 2012-present, chairman, 2015; Florida Model Jail Standards Committee Member, 2012-present; Florida Chapter FBI National Academy Association, 2014-present.

Church:
Christ Central Ministries

HOW DO I FIND OUT THE SHERIFF'S STANCE ON SECOND AMENDMENT RIGHTS?

Sheriff Hunter supports and will continue to support the Constitution of the United States. He is a strong supporter of the Second Amendment and the Right to Bear Arms.

Sheriff's Letter

Second Amendment Rights

As the Sheriff of Columbia County he affirms that he will not assist, support, or condone any unconstitutional infringement of the right.