FDLE releases statement regarding Commissioner Swearingen’s retirement

For Immediate Release
March 29, 2022
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – FDLE appreciates the dedication of Commissioner Swearingen and his 38 years of service to Florida.  We wish him well in his retirement on May 1 and will miss his leadership.
As we continue working in 2022 to prioritize the safety and security of Florida, we are confident in a smooth transition as we welcome new leadership in the near future. 
For Further Information Contact:
FDLE Office of Public Information
(850) 410-7001


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