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 Deputies report 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 Deputies directly oversee the commanders of the Bureau of Law Enforcement, the Bureau of Support Services and the Bureau of Corrections and the Intelligence Division, as well as Professional Compliance, Internal Affairs and Staff Inspections.

Gioconda Orbe Gioconda Orbe
Finance Director
7474 Utilities Road
Punta Gorda FL 33982
(941) 575-5207
Amanda Tipping Amanda Tipping
Professional Compliance Administrator
7474 Utilities Road
Punta Gorda FL 33982
(941) 575-5340

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 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.

Sgt. Andres Rodriguez Sgt. Andres Rodriguez
Internal Affairs
7474 Utilities Road
Punta Gorda FL 33982
(941) 575-5283
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.

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.