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Flagler County Sheriff’s Office to Unveil New Operations Center Monday


BUNNELL – The Flagler County Sheriff’s Office is set to unveil their brand new operations center to the public this coming Monday. The grand opening ceremony is slated to take place at 1:00 pm on Monday at the new facility.

The new operations center is located behind the Government Services Building in Bunnell. The address is listed as 61 Sheriff E.W. Johnston Drive. It’s positioned just across the street from the Flagler County Emergency Management Department’s operations center. Those who are planning to attend are advised to travel south on Commerce Drive, turning at the Wendy’s.


A private media tour will given at 12;00 pm, followed by an official grand opening open to the public at 1:00 pm. Here, official comments will be delivered by Sheriff Rick Staly and Flagler County Commission Chair Greg Hansen, among others.

The new center will provide a home for the Sheriff’s Office after a prolonged and difficult journey; things took a turn for the worse when a previous operations center on SR-100 in Bunnell was deemed unhealthy for occupancy. That space is now in the process of becoming a medical treatment facility. The FCSO has taken up temporary residencies in the interim leading up to this new location becoming ready.

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Chris Gollon is a Flagler County resident since 2004, as well as a staple of the local independent music scene and avid observer of Central Florida politics, arts, and recreation.



  1. TR

    December 16, 2022 at 3:41 pm

    I hope Staly is happy with his new center. But I have a question. If the old building was unhealthy for the sheriff staff, how is it healthy for a medical treatment center? Kinda like an oxy moron. Unhealthy so turn it into a medical treatment center. Some thing make you go ummm.

    • Jim

      December 16, 2022 at 6:01 pm

      We the citizens are supposed to be too stupid to ask that kind of question.

    • Carol Keeler

      December 17, 2022 at 9:11 am

      I agree 💯% with you on that.

    • Robert Fortier

      December 17, 2022 at 9:58 am

      Perhaps they finished the work on making it safe…stuff like that happens.

    • R jordan

      December 18, 2022 at 4:21 pm

      My thoughts exactly!! That makes absolutely NO sense.And if they made it safe,why didn’t they use it and save all that money??

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