A law enforcement official who is known for his unique skill set when helping others in crisis situations will soon retire from the Calhoun County Sheriff’s Office. Chief Deputy Jon Garlick will retire after serving the people of Calhoun County for nearly two decades.
With a masters in Counseling from Jacksonville State University, Garlick became the county’s first mental health officer. The Chief Deputy also volunteered for non-profit organizations and helped educate other agencies on how to handle crisis situations. Garlick plans to start his own counseling and consultation practice where he looks to provide businesses with active-shooter training, and more.
The outgoing Chief Deputy’s last day will be September 1st.