Captain Stephen Sigmon, Ph.D.

Patrol Operations Division

Captain Sigmon oversees the Patrol Operations Division that includes:

  • District Patrol Section
  • Patrol Support Section 
    • Aviation Unit
    • K-9 Unit
    • Marine Unit
    • Traffic Unit
    • Reserve Deputy Unit
  • Underwater Search & Recovery Team


Captain Sigmon was born in Oklahoma. He completed the Florida Basic Recruit Law Enforcement Officer Academy and his Associate of Science Degree in Human Services from Indian River State College. He continued his education and obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Management, a Master's Degree in Public Administration and a Ph.D. in Criminal Justice.


He was hired by the St. Lucie County Sheriff's Office in 1994 and was promoted to Sergeant in 2002, Lieutenant in 2003 and Captain in 2021.

During his tenure with the agency, Captain Sigmon has worked in the following divisions:

  • Patrol
  • Special Investigations
  • Professional Standards/Accreditation


Captain Goodner can be reached at 772-462-3320.