Chief Brice Google

Department of Detention, Administration Division

Brice Google started his career at the Leon County Sheriff’s Office in 1994 as a dispatcher. He was a member of the Sheriff’s Office Reserve Unit for one year before he transferred to Uniform Patrol in 1997. In 1999, he transferred to the School Resource Unit as a Resource Deputy.

In 2001, Google transferred to the Criminal Investigations Bureau where he worked as a Detective in the Vice Unit, Robbery Task Force, and Violent Crimes Unit. While working in the Vice unit, he was recognized by the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Northern District of Florida, for his role of working in an undercover capacity during a federal investigation. In 2006, during his time in the Violent Crimes Unit, Google investigated and was the Case Detective for the very first hazing case that went to trial under the new Florida law. This case was considered the first major test of one of the nation’s toughest anti-hazing laws.

In 2008, he was promoted to Sergeant. Google supervised multiple units during his time as a Sergeant, to include; Uniform Patrol, Property Crimes, the Vice Unit and Violent Crimes. He was promoted to Lieutenant in 2015, and supervised Uniform Patrol and Special Investigations. Google was promoted to Captain in 2018 and was a Division Commander over Uniform Patrol. He is currently the Chief over the Department of Detention, Administration Division. 

Brice was a member of the Leon County Sheriff’s Office SWAT Team for 18 years, and held the leadership position(s) of Squad Leader, Team Leader, SWAT Commander and Incident Commander.

Brice supports many national and local community organizations and charities to include; NOBLE, Tallahassee Urban League, Tallahassee Boys Choir, Special Olympics, United Way, American Heart Walk, Relay for Life, and Florida Sheriff’s Youth Ranch to name a few.