An Accredited Florida Law Enforcement Agency

Public Information

Public Affairs Officer

Alicia Tarancon

Alicia Tarancon joined the Nassau County Sheriff’s Office as a Public Affairs Officer in April of 2022. She graduated with a Masters in International Affairs from Georgetown University in 2013 and received her B.A. in Communications from George Mason University in 2010. She is also an FAA certified drone pilot. Before joining the sheriff’s office Alicia was a reporter at Action News Jax in Jacksonville from 2018 to 2022. She also reported in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and Gainesville, Florida. Alicia comes from a proud military family and has lived in a number of states from Hawaii to Alaska. She helps run our social media pages and shoots and edits videos as well as setting up and facilitating interviews with media outlets. If you are from a media outlet and you need assistance, you can reach Alicia by email or phone at or 904-548-4076


Public Affairs Specialist

Nicole Maddox

Nicole Maddox originally joined Nassau County Sheriff’s Office as a Records Receptionist. Nicole is a graduate of West Nassau High School and has lived in Nassau County most of her life. Before joining Nassau County Sheriff’s Office, Nicole worked for Nassau County School District in the Special Needs Department as a Paraprofessional and Employment Specialist. During that time, Nicole partnered and coordinated events with many businesses throughout Nassau County. If you have questions about our Citizens Law Enforcement and Teen Academies, neighborhood walks, Citizen Advisory Teams as well as any other special community event please reach out to her at: or by phone: 904-548-4020

News RelEASE: Accreditation Information 03/16/2023