Community Calendar

Saturday, October 08, 2016 - Teen Driving Challege

The Sheriff's Office, in partnership with the Florida Sheriffs Association, is offering a free Teen Driver Challenge course for Charlotte County teens to help hone their driving skills to help prevent traffic crashes.  Click here for more information on the course.

The next Teen Driving Challenge will be held on Saturday 8th October, 2016

Location: Charlotte County Sheriff's Office Training Center

                  25500 Airport Rd.

                  Punta Gorda Fl., 33982

Time:        8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.


Lunch will be provided for your student driver.

Saturday, October 08, 2016 - HR218 Qualification

Retired Law Enforcement Officers who would like to qualify through HR218 may do so at the Sheriff's Office Gun Range (25500 Airport Road, Punta Gorda, FL 33950) by appointment.

You will need the following with you to qualify:

  • $50 (Cash or Check)
  • Retired Law Enforcement Identification
  • Current Drivers License
  • 40 Rounds of Ammunition for the gun(s) you will be qualifying with
  • Holster

The time begins at 8:00 a.m.

Please call Jillian Reich at 941-833-6281 for an appointment.

Saturday, October 29, 2016 - Job Fair

The Charlotte County Sheriff's Office will be hosting a Career Fair and Open House on Saturday, October 29th from 9am to Noon.  This event will be held outside at the CCSO Headquarters on 7474 Utilities Rd. Punta Gorda, Florida.  Participating will be the Sheriff's Office, Charlotte County Government Public Works and Charlotte County Public Safety.  The event is free and open to the entire family.  Come and meet the Sheriff, some of his staff, and employees from the County Government.  Each attendee will get the opportunity to get up close and view a variety of specialty vehicles used in various departments within the county, such as: SWAT, Marine, Motorcycle Unit, Helicopter, and many more!  The first 100 kids will receive a special goody bag from the Sheriff.  There will be a K-9 and Motorcycle demonstration taking place.

For those individuals that are interested in learning more about obtaining a career with the Sheriff's Office, Charlotte County Public Safety, or Charlotte County Public Works; representatives will be on site to discuss employment opportunities. 


 Job Fair