Chief Deputy Joel Heape

Chief Heape is a 30 plus year Law Enforcement Veteran and is responsible for the day to day operations of the Sheriff's 
Office.  Chief Heape has previously served as a Deputy Sheriff,  Narcotics Investigator, Lieutenant and Captain for the Bay County Sheriff's Office. He is a certified instructor in all of law enforcements high liability areas. 








Major Rick Anglin

Major Anglin is responsible for the day to day operations of the Bay County Jail, the Warrants Division and the Court Security Unit. Major Anglin is a graduate of Florida State University and
he has had an extensive career in Florida Corrections. 








Major David Baldwin
Major Baldwin is a 25 plus year Law Enforcement veteran and commands the Law Enforcement Operations of the Bay County Sheriff's Office which includes the East District Patrol, West District Patrol, Criminal Investigations Division, Special Investigations Division, Civil Division, S.W.A.T. and Dive Team.

Major Baldwin has served as as Patrol Deputy, Patrol Sergeant, Patrol Lieutenant, Criminal Investigator, Training Supervisor and Patrol Captain.







Rev. 07/25/2023