About Sheriff Pearson
Over the course of his career, Sheriff Pearson has worked in various specialty units and teams within the St. Lucie County Sheriff’s Office, including the Intelligence Unit, Special Investigations Unit, ATF Task Force, K-9 Unit, and SWAT Team, School Resource Unit, District Patrol Section, and Department of Corrections Emergency Response Team. He achieved the rank of sergeant in August 2018 and lieutenant in January 2001.
Sheriff Pearson is statutorily responsible for the administration of law enforcement service in St. Lucie County, managing detention facilities, providing court security, and serving civil process.
His duties also include leadership of more than 700 sworn and civilian professionals.