Captain Justin Wetherington

Support Services Division

Captain Wetherington began his career with the Pasco Sheriff’s Office in 2001 as a Corrections Deputy. He was appointed to Corporal in 2009 and promoted to Sergeant in 2011. He initially supervised Intake/Release and the Juvenile Assessment Center, and was later transferred to the Criminal Process Section where he supervised Warrants, Teletype, Operation Payback, and the Sex Offender/Felon Registration Office. In 2016, he was promoted to Lieutenant and was responsible for the Logistic Services Section.
Throughout his career, Captain Wetherington has attended numerous training courses. He is dual certified in Law Enforcement and Corrections, and is a Certified Jail Manager. He has attended the FDLE Leadership Academy, Florida Sheriff’s Association Leadership Academy, and Saint Leo University’s Command Officer Management Program. Captain Wetherington served in the United States Marine Corps and has been a member of the Pasco Sheriff’s Honor Guard for 12 years. He has a B.A. in Criminal Justice from Saint Leo University and is currently seeking his Master’s Degree, through Saint Leo University.