Randy Harrison

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Service Record

Columbia County Florida Sheriff's Office

Rank Corporal (2012)[1] , Sergeant (2016)[2], demoted (2022)[3]
Dates of Service Hired in 1996.[2]
Last Known Status Active


2019 Lifesaving Medal

On October 2, 2018, Harrison saved a choking toddler.[4]

On March 1, 2019, Harrison received the department's Lifesaving Medal.[4]

Incident Reports

2022 Arrest of James Hodges

Response Timeline

On November 8, 2022, the department finished their internal investigation. Harrison was demoted and suspended for seven days without pay.[3][5]

On November 20, 2023, Hodges filed a lawsuit against the Sheriff, Harrison, and Gohde, for violation of his rights under the First and Fourth Amendments and other charges.[6]

LEO Ratings


  1. Promotions at the Sheriff’s Office, Columbia County Sheriff's Office, 2012-12-21
  2. 2.0 2.1 Sheriff Hunter Promotes CCSO Members, Columbia County Sheriff's Office', 2016-09-09
  3. 3.0 3.1 Columbia County Sheriff suspends deputies who arrested legally blind man with cane, CBS 4, 2022-11-08
  4. 4.0 4.1 Sheriff Hunter Recognizes Six for Awards, Columbia County Sheriff's Office, 2019-03-01
  5. Please see the following message from Sheriff Hunter regarding the arrest of James Hodges, Columbia County Sheriff's Office, 2022-11-08
  6. Complaint, U.S. District Court, 2023-11-20

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