In September of 2018, Sheriff Carmine Marceno was appointed by Governor Scott to serve as the Lee County Sheriff. Prior to his appointment, then-Undersheriff Carmine Marceno assumed the supervisory responsibilities for the day-to-day operations of the Lee County Sheriff’s Office. This experience helped create a smooth transition into the sheriff’s position.
Since his appointment, Sheriff Carmine Marceno has used his vast experience in law enforcement and participation in elite trainings, to include the FBI National Academy in 2017, to make a tremendous impact on Lee County.
Sheriff Carmine Marceno began his career as a police officer in New York and then served as a Collier County Sheriff’s deputy for 10 years. He then landed a job at the Lee County Sheriff’s Office, eventually leading to his appointment as our sheriff.
Sheriff Carmine Marceno’s extensive knowledge of Southwest Florida, crime-related issues and community engagement is what makes him the best person to serve as your Lee County Sheriff.
In addition, Sheriff Carmine Marceno’s impressive leadership skills has helped mold a strong working relationship with other local law enforcement agencies and elected officials. State Attorney Amira Fox, who leads our area through her prosecution efforts, summarizes the strong working relationship that Sheriff Carmine Marceno, his deputies, and her staff currently have in place:
“As you know, the 20th Circuit has had one of the lowest crime rates of all 20 judicial circuits for the last six years in a row. This is a product of the excellent law enforcement and a great partnership between our Sheriffs, our Police Departments, the State Attorneys’ office and our wonderful law –abiding citizens. I hope to be able to continue the trend side by side with Carmine. Thank you for your exemplary service to our great state.”
Relationships like this, among other qualities, makes Sheriff Carmine Marceno the best candidate to provide the needed safety and security for our citizens.