Ted Migala
Reserve Captain Ted Migala

The mission of the Reserve Program is to support the operation of the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office. The Sheriff provides the reserve captain and reserve first lieutenant a position at all staff meetings for direct coordination with the rest of the office.

Reserves contribute to the operation of all divisions within the Sheriff’s Office. They are a functional part of the Honor Guard, Victim Advocates, Court Security, Aviation, Records, Special Investigations, HIDTA, the Dive Team, Community Relations and Parking Enforcement.

Sworn reserve deputies work road patrol both supplementing and covering shortages. Reserves can also be seen helping at special functions like New Year’s Eve fireworks, the Pigeon Key Festival, the 7 Mile Bridge Run, 4th of July parades, and Fantasy Fest, just to name a few.


The Reserve Command Staff consists of:

Chapter 38 of the General Orders covers the Reserve squad for the Monroe County Sheriff Office. 

 Reserves must be able to pass the same application process established for regular Deputies.  Reserves also can not work in occupations or professions that are likely to have conflicts of interest. 

 There are 3 different Reserve classifications:

If you have questions about the Sheriff Office Reserve Program, please send an email message to Reserve Captain Ted Migala at tmigala@keysso.net.

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