Meet Jerry Demings

Jerry Demings has over 36 years of competent, drama-free leadership as a public servant in Orange County. According to Orlando Magazine, he has ranked in the top 10 of the most influential persons in government within the region for the last several years. Jerry is committed to smart growth, sustaining livable neighborhoods, business and job growth and forming partnerships to improve our education system. You can count on him to work with the community in developing solutions to social problems and other concerns like traffic congestion.


Orange County has seen a 34% reduction in violent crime and 30% reduction in overall crime.


As Public Safety Director, Jerry played a pivotal role in Orange County’s hurricane response.


As Sheriff, Jerry has returned over $12 million to the County in the last nine years.