Hernando County Sheriff Department

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

With the COVID 19 Coronavirus pandemic effecting Hernando 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 Hernando County is handling the treatment of Hernando County inmates please let us know of any mistreatment by the Hernando County jail to reportabuse@fpphelps.com

Current Hernando County Sheriff

Sheriff Al Nienhuis

Special agent, rising through the ranks to captain, Division of Alcoholic Beverages and Tobacco, State of Florida, 1989-2001; undersheriff, Pasco County Sheriff’s Office, 2001-2010; appointed Sheriff of Hernando County, January 2011; elected Sheriff of Hernando County, 2012; re-elected 2016.

During the upcoming 2020 Elections, we are also monitoring Hernando County candidates in the current Hernando 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 Hernando County Inmates and their families.