Public Information

Director of Public Affairs and Sheriff's Executive Assistant

Ashley Spicer joined Sheriff Leeper’s administration as Public Information Officer in February of 2020; in February of 2022 she became our Director of Public Affairs and Sheriff’s Executive Assistant. Ashley is a graduate of the University of North Florida (B.S., 2009).  Before joining Sheriff Leeper’s administration, Ashley was a morning show news anchor and reporter at WJXT-TV4. Ashley also worked briefly in our state capital as a news reporter before making her mark in Jacksonville for about 10 years. Ashley runs our social media pages, shoots and edits the videos you see on our accounts, plans community events, as well as communicates and coordinates with media outlets.  If you are from a media outlet and need assistance you can contact Ashley by email at: aaspicer@nassauso.com or 904-548-4069

Public Affairs Officer

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 al1527@nassauso.com or 904-548-4076

 

Public Affairs Specialist

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: ni1468@nassauso.com or by phone: 904-548-4020