St. Johns County


Southeast District Law Enforcement Commander
Commander Robert “Bobby” Dean


South Regional Operations Center
3370 US 1 South
St. Augustine, FL 32086

St. Johns County has been voted the best place to live in Florida, and the southeast district embodies many of the reasons why people call this area home. The southeastern district is a culturally and geographically diverse area. Within this area is the primary business district for residences living or visiting the southern end of the county. Geographically, the Southeast District is unique as it borders the Historic City of St. Augustine and St. Augustine Beach. The district encompasses 10 miles of coastline in which citizens can drive, as well as the pristine waters of the intracoastal waterway, which is open to vessel traffic. Additionally, the Southeast District has many public parks, including St. Johns County Ocean and Fishing Pier, Treaty Park, Favor-Dykes State Park, Moses Creek Conservation area, Fort Matanzas National Monument, and the Intracoastal Waterway Park, which provides for a high quality of life

LT David Tarbert and LT Keith Oke are the lieutenants for the SE District. They perform the duty of “Watch Commander,” overseeing the shifts during any given period of time.

These Patrol Sergeants provide supervision and guidance to the deputies who answer your calls on a daily basis in the SE District.


These detectives are the ones who will be investigating cases in your district. Should you have any questions relating to a crime or a specific case, you can contact them via email.

Beach Services is supervised by SGT Glenn Lappe and is comprised of natural resource/beach patrol. These deputies are responsible for the safety of citizens through the enforcement of county, state and federal laws along 42 miles of beach. They also assist the various local and state wildlife agencies with habitat protection and sick or injured marine mammals and birds. Deputies are also involved in community-based programs and outreach to increase awareness of beach use in attempts to maintain a safe and positive environment both on the beach.