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Dr. Tony T. Cummings

2019 Democrat Candidate for Sheriff

5-Star Average Rating

Law Enforcement Experience: 

28 years



*Doctorate in Organizational Leadership

*Master’s in Organizational Management

*Bachelor’s in Business Administration

*Associate’s in Criminal Justice


Military Service: 5-Years

*U.S. Army Military Police (supervisor), which included an assignment with U.S. State Department (top-secret clearance)

*SWAT, U.S. State Department assigned to protect Former Ambassador to the United Nations and Director of Central Intelligence, Vernon A. Walters

*Air Assault Combat and Commando Trained  


Awards and Recognition:

*2012 Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office,

Six Pillars of Character, Employee of the Year

*U.S. Army Occupation Medal and Bronze Eagle Award

*U.S. Army Commendation Medal (twice awarded)


Professional Certifications:

State of Florida Department of Education Professional Educator's Certification in Education Leadership (All Levels)


Positions Held:

* Crime Scene Technology/Adjunct Professor

* Missing Persons Investigator

* Undercover Narcotics Detective

* Burglary Detective

* Field Training Officer

* Crisis Intervention Officer

* Community Service Officer Ethics Instructor

* Patrolman


Republican Candidate

2019 Republican Candidate for Sheriff

2 1/2-Star Average Rating

Law Enforcement Experience: 

27 years



*Bachelor's in Government/Religion

*High School Diploma 


Military Service: 62-Days

*Air National Guard 

Awards and Recognition:

*SWAT Trained


Professional Certifications:

*SWAT Tactics Trained

*FBI Executive Training



*Northeast Florida Law Enforcement Assoc.

*Florida Sheriff's Assoc.


Positions Held: 

*Patrol and Enforcement

*Homeland Security


*Tactical Support

*Seaport Security


Public Source:




Dr. Cummings vs. All 67 Florida Sheriffs

Please note that the candidate's credentials are for comparison purposes only. All filed candidates for Office of the Sheriff of Duval County in 2019 can be found at the Supervisor of Elections: http://www.duvalelections.com.