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Biography of: Sergeant John Conover 

Polk City 


  •  2009-present: Certified Public Manager, Florida State University
  •  1982: Associate in Arts, Criminal Justice, Polk Community College

Professional Experience


  • 2009-present: Sergeant, City of Polk City
  • 2007-2009: Sergeant, Patrol
  • 2005-2007: Sergeant, Bureau of Special Investigations, Intelligence
  • 2003-2005: Sergeant, Patrol
  • 1994-2003: Detective, Bureau of Special Investigations, Auto Theft Task Force
  • 1990-1994: Detective, West Division, Property Crimes
  • 1986-1990: Deputy Sheriff, Patrol


  Certifications, Memberships and Affiliations
  • Field Training Officer
  • Fraternal Order of Police
  • Past Member of the Florida Auto Theft Intelligence Unit.



  •  2002 Sheriff’s Office Deputy of the Year
  •  2001 Member of the Florida Auto Theft Task Force of the Year