Florida: Meet the Sheriff…Lee County Sheriff Mike Scott


When Mike Scott took charge of the Lee County Sheriff’s Office in 2004, he became just the 12th person to oversee the agency since 1887. Re-elected by large margins in the Primary and General Elections of 2008, Sheriff Scott continues to lead by example. You will find him in uniform nearly 100% of the time and his transportation of choice is the Crown Victoria like everyone else. Sheriff Scott makes regular visits to the correctional facilities and rolls as back-up when time permits…he believes in management by walking around and frequently reminds agency members that the top banana is supported by the bunch. His tireless involvement in community events is notable…..MORE