Your District Lieutenants

Meet Your Walton County Sheriff’s Office District Lieutenants

The Walton County Sheriff’s Office would like to acquaint you with your District Lieutenants. This partnership is a proactive approach among law enforcement and citizens to create an open forum to discuss needs and concerns, increase awareness about public safety, and crime trends, and develop community-wide solutions in the District Lieutenant’s area of responsibility.

District Lieutenant’s Duties

These lieutenants will be the face of the agency for their area of responsibility. They will meet with citizens, civic organizations, victims, and business owners to share concerns. Other responsibilities include sharing trends of criminal activity occurring in the district and ensuring that citizens, visitors, victims, and outside agencies receive professional service. Please feel free to contact your District Lieutenant for any assistance you may need.

Patrol Districts

  • District 1: DeFuniak Springs, Mossy Head, Paxton, Ponce De Leon
  • District 2: Freeport, Red Bay, Bruce, Choctaw Beach
  • District 3: County Road 393 to the Okaloosa County line
  • District 4: County Road 393 to the Bay County line

District Lieutenants

Lieutenant James Pitman District 1Lieutenant James Pitman
District 1
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Lieutenant Bart Smith District 2Lieutenant Bart Smith
District 2
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Lieutenant Ben Dowdy District 3Lieutenant Ben Dowdy
District 3
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Lieutenant John CheekLieutenant John Cheek
District 4
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