Sheriff Susan Benton, a 5th generation Floridian, was born and raised in Miami-Dade County. Following in the footsteps of her great grandfather who served as Chief of Police in St. Augustine, Florida during the early 1920's, Sheriff Benton has served, with distinction in law enforcement for more than 30 years.
She has served "in the trenches" shoulder-to-shoulder with her fellow deputies and has risen through the ranks by gaining the respect and trust of her colleagues, superiors, agency members, and community.
Sheriff Benton has two grown children and three grand children. Sheriff Benton is Catholic and very active in her community and family.