Executive Offices of the Sheriff

Sheriff Bill Prummell Bill Prummell, Jr.
Sheriff of Charlotte County
7474 Utilities Road
Punta Gorda FL 33982
(941) 575-5211
The Sheriff is a constitutionally elected officer who is responsible for the law enforcement functions, such as the reporting and investigation of crimes, traffic enforcement and keeping the peace in the unincorporated portions of the county. The Sheriff is responsbile for the service of civil process throughout the county. The Sheriff is appointed by the County Commission to operate of the County Jail. The Chief Deputy reports directly to the Sheriff, as does the Finance Division.

Colonel Thomas Rodgers Colonel Thomas Rodgers
Executive Officer
7474 Utilities Road
Punta Gorda FL 33982
(941) 639-2101
Within the Charlotte County Sheriff's Office, the Chief Deputy directly oversees the commanders of the Bureau of Law Enforcement, the Bureau of Support Services and the Bureau of Corrections, as well as Professional Compliance, Internal Affairs and the Public Information Officer.

Gioconda Orbe Gioconda Orbe
Finance Director
7474 Utilities Road
Punta Gorda FL 33982
(941) 575-5207
Debbie Bowe Debbie Bowe
Public Information Officer
7474 Utilities Road
Punta Gorda FL 33982
(941) 575-5252

Finance Division is responsible for the financial and budgeting operations of the Sheriff's Office. Its functions include developing and monitoring of the Sheriff's Office budget, payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivable, cash management, grants, purchasing, property and inventory, and financial reporting.

Finance is open from 7:30 to 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday, except holidays. All finance personnel are cross-trained to answer most of the finance-related questions. Other finance personnel can be reached at:

    Beth Mitchell (941) 575-5215
    Kevin Faber (941) 575-5216
    Laurie Brown(941) 575-5217

The Public Information Officer is the spokesperson for the Charlotte County Sheriff's Office and liaison to the media and public. The PIO sends out news releases concerning arrests, investigation, public notices, and news of general interest involving the Sheriff's Office. Most of this information is published via Facebook and Twitter.

The PIO's office hours are 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Amanda Tipping Amanda Tipping
Professional Compliance Administrator
7474 Utilities Road
Punta Gorda FL 33982
(941) 575-5340
Sgt. Andres Rodriguez Sgt. Andres Rodriguez
Internal Affairs
7474 Utilities Road
Punta Gorda FL 33982
(941) 575-5283
The movement by law enforcement professionals to create accrediting bodies is in response to a need to ensure the public that quality services are being delivered in accordance with recognized accepted standards. The Professional Compliance Section is responsible for handling the agency's Accreditations. Internal Affairs investigates all allegations of misconduct, violations of rules, regulations, and policies directed at members of the Office. Internal Affairs are fact finders that review and investigate complaints and allegations, in order to establish and maintain the confidence of the citizens of Charlotte County.
Thomas Thomas Conroy
Staff Inspector
7474 Utilities Road
Punta Gorda FL 33982
(941) 833-1850
The Staff Inspector is responsible for conducting administrative inspections of all Sheriff's Office functions at least once every three years to provide necessary information to evaluate the efficiency and success of the Office. The Staff Inspector works directly for the Executive Officer.

Under Florida law, e-mail addresses are public records. If you do not want your email address released in response to a public records request, do not send electronic mail to this entity. Instead, contact this office by phone or in writing.