On November 1, 2010, the OSBI Commission named Stan Florence as Director effective November 15, 2010. Before joining the OSBI in 2003, Florence worked as a police officer in Duncan and served as Sheriff in the Grady County Sheriff’s Office. Florence earned his bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice Management and Ethics at Mid-America Bible College and his master’s degree in Criminal Justice from East Central University. He also graduated from the National Sheriff’s Institute and holds an Advanced Level Certification with the Council on Law Enforcement Education and Training (CLEET). He serves as an adjunct professor at Mid-America Christian University in the Criminal Justice Management and Ethics bachelor’s degree program and in the Leadership and Public Administration master’s degree program.