Alachua Police Chief accepts position with Alachua County Sheriff’s Office


Alachua Police Department and Alachua County Sheriff’s Office have both announced that Alachua Police Chief Chad Scott has accepted a position with the Sheriff’s Office.

Alachua Police Department released the following statement: “After 13 years of dedicated service to the City of Alachua, Chief Chad D. Scott has accepted a position at the Alachua County Sheriff’s Office. As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words but to live by them. May we live up to your example.”

Alachua County Sheriff’s Office wrote: “Sheriff Clovis Watson Jr. and his team would like to welcome Major Chad Scott back to the Alachua County Sheriff’s Office. Major Scott will be in charge of the Department of Operations. We look forward to your continued dedication to the citizens of Alachua County.”