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Eric Westfall

Contact Information

(386) 736-5961

Mailing Address

123 W. Indiana Ave., 4th Floor, DeLand, FL, 32720


  • Born February 1973 in New Smyrna Beach, Florida
  • Second-generation law enforcement officer
  • Married with a daughter


  • Associates of Science in Criminal Justice, Daytona State College (2011)
  • Associates of Arts in General Studies, Daytona State College (2012)
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Supervision and Management, Daytona State College (2012)       


  • Volusia Sheriff’s Office (September 1993 – Present); worked in the Patrol, Civil, Courts, Traffic Unit, Traffic Homicide, Internal Affairs, Professional Standards, Executive Officer and District Commander. Rose to the rank of Captain and was the recipient of 55 official commendations or letters of recognition for professionalism, leadership, service to the community and meritorious service.

Professional Training

  • Graduate of the Daytona State Community College Police Academy (1992)
  • Graduate of the Florida Department of Law Enforcement – Florida Leadership Academy, Class #13 (2010)
  • Diversity Centered Leadership (2010)
  • Intelligence Led Policing (2013)

Professional Involvement

  • Adjunct Instructor, Institute of Police Technology and Management – University of North Florida
  • Former member of the Harley Davidson Police Advisory Board – Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Former board member of the VCSO Charity Committee – Daytona Beach, Florida

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