An Accredited Florida Law Enforcement Agency

Director of Corrections

Jon Slebos

Is a 30 year veteran of the Nassau County Sheriff’s Office.
The Director is also a proud veteran of the United States Marine Corps.

The Director began his law enforcement career in 1994 as a
Detention Deputy before transferring to Patrol where he advanced through the
ranks as a member of the Felony Apprehension Unit, K9 Deputy, SWAT Deputy /
Team Leader, Detective, Narcotics Detective, Patrol Sergeant, Training
Sergeant, Patrol Lieutenant, Captain and has now returned to his roots as the
Director of Jails/Detention & Court Services. The Director is also an
Instructor for the Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission and has
trained both law enforcement and corrections recruits as an Adjunct Instructor
at the Northeast Florida Regional Police Academy in general and high liability
topics. He is also an Instructor in Active Shooter response and has provided
instruction to numerous churches, businesses and schools on how to respond to
such an incident. He is also a graduate of the Florida Sheriff’s Association’s
Commander’s Academy.

Director Slebos has worked in the County’s Emergency
Operations Center where he served as Operations Section Chief during several
Hurricanes, Wild Fires and a Tornado that touched down in Yulee. He was also a
member of the Northeast Florida Regional Incident Management Team where as a
member he deployed to several disaster locations to assist with recovery

Director Slebos received a commendation from Governor Jeb
Bush for his actions during the 2004 Hurricane season.

As the Jail Director he oversees all operations for the
jail/detention Center, transport operations, labor & vocational programs,
medical services, food services, the K9/Bloodhound Unit, and security at both
courthouses and the government complex.

Director Slebos can be reached at