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OPERATIONS BUREAU
Curtis Turney

Major Curtis Turney serves as commander of the Law Enforcement Operations Bureau, which encompasses Patrol Operations, Criminal Investigations, and Special Operations. He has been with the Hernando County Sheriff’s Office since 1996. Past assignments have included: Judicial Services Bureau Commander, Criminal Investigations Division Commander, Patrol Division Commander, and Special Operations Division Commander. Additional assignments have also included: Major Case Section Lieutenant/Sergeant, District 1 Administrative Sergeant, Patrol Sergeant, Crisis Response Team Supervisor, SWAT Team member, Detective, and Patrol Deputy. Major Turney is a U.S. Army veteran and holds both a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Criminal Justice from St. Leo University.


Captain Kenneth Hayden

Captain Kenneth Hayden is the commander of the Special Operations Division, which includes a wide variety of important agency functions. Captain Hayden has served with the Hernando County Sheriff’s Office since January 1997. Captain Hayden’s prior assignments include Commander of the Major Crimes Section, Professional Standards Section Commander, District 1 Administrative Sergeant, Accreditation Manager, Patrol Sergeant, Rapid Response Team Sergeant, COPPS Deputy, Patrol Deputy. Captain Hayden holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminal Justice from the University of South Florida and a Master’s degree in Strategic Leadership from Mountain State University.


Captain John Cameron

Captain John Cameron serves as the Patrol Division Commander, which provides service to the citizens of Hernando County through uniformed patrol and general criminal investigations, such as property crimes. Captain Cameron has served with the Hernando County Sheriff’s Office since 1995. Captain Cameron’s prior assignments include District One Commander, Administrative Support Commander, Vice and Narcotics Unit Commander, Watch Commander and Detention Operations Commander. Captain Cameron has also supervised various units within the agency, to include Patrol, Community Policing, Criminal Investigations, School Resource Officers, Traffic Unit, Mounted Unit, and serving as District One Administrative Sergeant. Captain Cameron is a member of the Florida Narcotics Officers’ Association and Florida Gang Investigators Association. He is the Vice President of the Florida Council on Crime and Delinquency Chapter 30. Captain Cameron is a graduate of the Florida Sheriffs Association Commanders Academy.


Captain Jeff Kraft

Captain Jeff Kraft commands the Criminal Investigation Division which includes the Major Case, Vice and Narcotics, and Scientific Investigations (Forensics) Sections. Captain Kraft joined the Hernando County Sheriff’s Office in 1991 after serving two and a half years with the New Jersey Department of Corrections and graduating from the law enforcement academy at Pasco-Hernando State College. He has experience as a deputy and detective, and has supervised or managed patrol, major case, special operations, and vice and narcotics units. Captain Kraft is a Certified Fraud Examiner and has served on the Sheriff’s Rapid Response Team, the Hernando County Economic Crime Council, and U.S. Secret Service and Internal Revenue Service task forces.


Director Kinsey Boylan

Director of Forensic Science Kinsey Boylan joined the Hernando County Sheriff’s Office in 2005 as a Forensic Technician I. Since, she has held the positions of Forensic Technician II, Forensic Specialist and was promoted to the Director of Forensic Science in November of 2016. Director Boylan has received her Associate in Science degree in Crime Scene Technology from St. Petersburg College and a Bachelor of Science in Applied Science with a concentration in Criminal Justice from the University of South Florida. In 2006, she gained the status of a court accepted expert in bloodstain pattern analysis. Director Boylan oversees the Forensic Unit, Biometric Unit and Multi-Media Unit. She is an active member of the Florida Division of the International Association for Identification and serves on the Bloodstain Pattern Identification Committee.