Meet the Clerk

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JD Peacock II

Lifelong resident of Okaloosa County and currently resides in Shalimar, FL.

Elected 2014

Married to Laura Peacock, two children and three grandchildren.



  • Certified Public Manager, Florida State University
  • Bachelor of Applied Science, Public Service Management, Northwest Florida State College
  • Florida Criminal Justice Executive Institute, Senior Leadership Program
  • Associate of Applied Science, Criminal Justice, Okaloosa Walton College

Professional Life:

  • 1984-1988 - US Army, Infantry
  • 1989-2014  - Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office, Started as a volunteer Deputy in the Sheriff’s Posse, worked up through every rank to Major and Chief Administrator.
  • August 2014 - Elected Clerk & Comptroller of Okaloosa County

Civic Involvement:

• Shalimar United Methodist Church, served in many leadership roles.
• Member, All Sports Association
• Director, Okaloosa/Walton Chapter of The Fellowship of Christian Athletes
• Member, Ft. Walton Beach Kiwanis Club
• Member, Okaloosa Republican Club

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