Operational Support Division

Lt. Gary Ellsworth Lt. Gary Ellsworth
Special Operations Section Commander
7474 Utilities Road
Punta Gorda FL 33982
(941) 639-2101
gary.ellsworth@ccso.org
  • Juvenile/SRO Unit
  • Explorers
  • K9 Unit
  • Special Services Unit
  • Traffic Unit
  • Marine Patrol Unit
  • Environmental Crimes

Lt. Mathew Dowling Lt. Mathew Dowling
Training Section Commander
7474 Utilities Road
Punta Gorda FL 33982
(941) 833-6281
mathew.dowling@ccso.org
The Training Section is committed to excellence and provides contemporary training to all members of the Sheriff's Office. Instructors are required to maintain many certifications and they are continuously looking for ways to improve training.

Sgt. Hurley Burnette Sergeant Hurley Burnette
Volunteer Coordinator
7474 Utilities Road
Punta Gorda FL 33982
(941) 575-5367
hurley.burnette@ccso.org
The Volunteer Services Coordinator is responsible for all of the volunteers at the Sheriff's Office, providing a central coordinating point for effective volunteer management. The goal is to assist volunteer efforts to provide more productive services. Click here to find out more about volunteering at the Sheriff's Office.

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