Everglades City substation, District 7
32020 Tamiami Trail East
Ochopee, FL 34141
OFFICE HOURS: Monday through Friday, 8.a.m. to 5 p.m.
In an EMERGENCY call 911
Lieutenant Jake Walker
Lieutenant Jake Walker began his law enforcement career in 1992 as a police officer for the Village of North Palm Beach Department of Public Safety. During his two years there, Jake specialized in community oriented policing, and he was the police department’s police officer of the year in 1992.
Lieutenant Walker began his career with the Collier County Sheriff’s Office in 1994 and currently works as the District Commander of the Everglades Sub-Station. During his career, he has served in several capacities from Patrol Deputy, Patrol Sergeant, Violent Crimes and Property Crimes Detective Sergeant, Special Enforcement Team Sergeant, Community Oriented Policing Unit Sergeant, District Administrative Sergeant, and SWAT Team Member.
In addition to his current duties, Lieutenant Walker is one the agency’s trainers; specializing in Emergency Vehicle Operations/Driving, Defensive Tactics, Firearms, and Response to Mass Violence Incidents.
Lieutenant Walker holds an Associate in Science Degree in Criminal Justice and a Bachelor in Science Degree in Management. He is actively striving to complete a Masters Degree in Administration.
Lieutenant Walker has received the Collier County Sheriff’s Office Medal of Valor award, Command Recognition Award, three Unit Citation/Team Work Awards, and numerous other awards and letters of commendation.
Lieutenant Walker has been married to his wife, Marci, for twenty-three years, and they have four vibrant children.
“I believe the key to all success in law enforcement, and certainly in life, is our desire to serve others first, to build authentic relationships, and to work collaboratively to solve our community’s problems in creative and comprehensive ways.”