Sheriff Scott is a 1985 graduate from the University of South Florida and holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration. He also holds numerous law enforcement certifications from specialized training over the years. In June 2010, he graduated from the FBI National Academy in Quantico, VA and was selected by his 260 classmates to give the commencement speech along side the FBI Director.
Sheriff Scott has served during the very best and very worst economic conditions Southwest Florida has experienced which have provided a wide variety of challenges. He is quick to credit his staff of more than 1,500 for the many successes of the agency and he remains proud to serve.