Sheriff Bob Johnson


Sheriff Bob Johnson



Sheriff Bob Johnson has been employed with the Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office since 1993. He has been a member of our SWAT team for over 20 years. During his tenure with our Agency, Sheriff Johnson has been a member of multiple units to include Major Crimes Detective, Narcotics Supervisor, DARE Officer School Resource Officer, Juvenile Unit Supervisor, Patrol Corporal, Patrol Sergeant, Evening Shift Watch Commander, Navarre District Commander, Internal Affairs, Administrative Captain, Criminal Investigations Division Commander, Fleet Operations, Public Information Officer and also Chief Deputy.

Sheriff Johnson was promoted to the rank of Chief Deputy in January of 2016 and Major in April of 2015. Sheriff Johnson has completed over 3,000 hours of specialized training in various law enforcement topics such as administrative management, supervisory techniques, patrol techniques, S.W.A.T. operations, criminal and narcotic investigations. Sheriff Johnson has successfully completed thirteen months of Senior Leadership program through the Florida Criminal Justice Executive Institute as well as the Leadership Santa Rosa Program Class 28. He is a graduate of the FBI National Academy (Session#241) and currently holds a Master’s Degree in Criminal Justice. Sheriff Johnson also serves as the Homeland Security Coordinator for our agency and is an active member of Florida’s Region One Domestic Security Task Force. Sheriff Johnson was elected Sheriff of Santa Rosa County in November of 2016. Sheriff Johnson was sworn in as Sheriff on January 3, 2017 in the presence of former Sheriff Hall and Sheriff Brown.

He is married to Sarah Johnson and has 2 children.