Major Jeff Peake began his law enforcement career with the Pasco Sheriff’s Office in January 1998 and worked in all three districts as a patrol deputy. He has also held investigative and/or leadership assignments in Property Crimes, Economic Crimes, Major Crimes, Special Operations, School Resource, Professional Standards, Field Training Officer Program and the Crisis Management Team.
As a native resident of Pasco County, he attended Ridgewood High School and continued his education to obtain a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration and a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice. Additionally, he received his Master of Arts in Criminal Justice Administration from the University of South Florida. He now serves as an adjunct professor teaching criminology courses.
Major Peake has been recognized as Detective of the Year along with meritorious service awards for his leadership in the Field Training Officer Program and success leading an innovative burglary suppression team. He has also been recognized for his role in developing the Cyber Crimes Unit.
Major Peake enjoys spending time away from work with his wife and three children, and stays active in his church and the community.