Gilchrist County Sheriff Department

At the Freed Promise Project, we are monitoring the Gilchrist County Sherriff’s department for scandals, and corruption. We encourage reporting any information you may have on corruption or mistreatment of inmates by Gilchrist County Sherriff’s Department to the proper authorities immediately. We understand reporting the Gilchrist County may be a intimidating task, if you would like help please feel free to contact us at the Freed Promise Project @

With the COVID 19 Coronavirus pandemic effecting Gilchrist County Sherriff Department and Local County Jail we are paying specific attention to this situation. We are seeing a never before situation with the COVID 19 Coronavirus break out in the way the Gilchrist County is handling the treatment of Gilchrist County inmates please let us know of any mistreatment by the Gilchrist County jail to

Current Gilchrist County Sheriff

Sheriff Bobby Schultz

Gilchrist County Sheriff’s Office, 1992-1993; Lancaster Correctional Institution, 1994-1996; Chiefland Police Department, 1996-1998; Levy County Sheriff ’s Office, 1993- 1994, 1998-2005; Eighth Judicial Circuit State Attorney’s Office, 2005-2009; Eighth Judicial Circuit Public Defenders Office, 2009-2012; elected Sheriff of Gilchrist County, 2012; re-elected 2016

During the upcoming 2020 Elections, we are also monitoring Gilchrist County candidates in the current Gilchrist County Sherriff 2020 Election. We do this with an eye for fairness but with an understanding that no single person has more influence in the everyday life of Gilchrist County Inmates and their families.