We have three SPI alumni here at the Citrus County Sheriff’s Office that were recently promoted. The training and experience they received at the SPI was instrumental in their professional development.
Dave Decarlo was recently promoted to Captain. He now oversees the Criminal Investigations Division. The Criminal Investigations Division is comprised of the following units: Major Crimes, Special Victims Unit, Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC), Sex Predator, Gang Intel/Runaways, Forensic Media Specialist, ID and Evidence, Child Protective Investigations (CPI), School Resource Officers (SRO), and Victim Advocates.
Kevin Purinton was recently promoted to Lieutenant. He oversees Special Victims Unit is Comprised of the Special Victims Unit, Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC), Sex Predator, Gang Intel/Runaways, and the School Resource Office programs.
Danny Linhart was recently promoted to Captain /West Division. He oversees the day to day function of the patrol division on the west side of Citrus County, as well as the property crimes detectives assigned to the West division.
Sgt. Michael Kanter
Citrus County Sheriff's Office
Special Victims Unit