Chief Bobby J. Lingold
Chief of Service
Chief Lingold grew up in Hastings, Florida and attended school in St. Johns County. In 2004, Chief Lingold attended and graduated from the Florida Law Enforcement Basic Recruit Academy at St. Johns River State College. Chief Lingold served the citizens of Putnam County, Florida as a Florida Certified Volunteer Firefighter for 5 years. Chief Lingold began his career in security in 2008 when he joined the Flagler College Office of Campus Safety and Security, serving as a Security Officer until late 2017.
In 2016, Chief Lingold began working part time for a North Florida based private security company where he went on to become a full time member and rose to the command staff position of Supervisor of Administration with the rank of Sergeant. In early 2019, Chief Lingold accepted a position with a nationally recognized security company where he became the North Florida District Operations Field Supervisor with the rank of Lieutenant.
Chief Lingold holds an Associate of Science degree (Magna Cum Laude) in Criminal Justice Technology from St. Johns River State College. In addition, Chief Lingold also holds a Security Agency Manager License, a Security Officer School Instructor License, and the required licenses to operate as an armed security officer from the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.
Chief Lingold is a proud resident of Jacksonville, Florida.