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The Special Operations Division, under the command of Major Chris Colson, is comprised of the Bureau of Support Operations, the Bureau of Supports Services, and the Emergency Operations Group. Each Bureau is commanded by a Captain or civilian equivalent who reports to the Division Commander.
The Agricultural Watch Program has been embraced by the Florida Sheriff's Association as a model program statewide. The program was developed as a means to identify ownership of agricultural properties in Polk County. The program consists of a "No Trespassing By Order of The Sheriff" sign listing the property/business owner's name and a code number. The code number displayed provides deputies on patrol instant access to owner information and agent agreements. This program is open to qualified Agri-businesses or persons whose interest is in, and limited to, agriculture-related activities. If you are interested in participating in the program, please contact the Polk County Sheriff’s Office Agricultural Crimes Unit at 863-534-7205. The Agricultural Crimes Unit can be reached via email at AgriculturalCrimes@polksheriff.org.