Lieutenant Brandon Ragan
Lt. Ragan grew up in Orlando and knew he wanted to be a Deputy Sheriff since he was a student at Colonial High School and joined the OCSO Explorer program in the late 1990s. He has been with the agency since 2003, and has worked in patrol, as a Sergeant for School Resource Officers, criminal investigations, and Sex Crimes. He is currently the Watch Commander in Sector II. Lt. Ragan has a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice Administration and a Masters in Leadership and Management. He is the Vice President of the Gay Officers Action League of Central Florida and active in the One Pulse Foundation.
Lieutenant Christopher Tatum
Lt. Tatum works in Sector II Uniform Patrol and has been with the Orange County Sheriff’s Office since 2009. He entered law enforcement after working in Information Technology in the nuclear industry, where he had his first foray into digital forensics and realized he wanted to use his skills to solve crime. He has a Bachelor of Science in Engineering, a Masters of Science in Criminal Justice and a Doctorate in Law. He is a member of the Florida Bar, is active in the Gay Officers Action League of Central Florida and volunteers with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Florida.
Sergeant Robin Petrie
Sgt. Petrie was a high school and college athlete who was inspired to enter law enforcement by her high school soccer coach, who was a police captain. She played college basketball and has a Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering. Sergeant Petrie has been with the Orange County Sheriff’s Office since 2009 and has worked in patrol in various areas of the county. She is currently assigned to Sector II. Sergeant Petrie is active in the Gay Officers Action League of Central Florida
Detective Mara Everson
Detective Everson came to the Orange County Sheriff’s Office 10 years ago after serving a decade in U.S. Air Force Security Forces. She has worked in Patrol, as a School Resource Officer and is currently a Detective in the Domestic Crimes Unit, specializing in child abuse cases. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Emergency and Disaster Management, is active in the One Pulse Foundation and serves as Sergeant at Arms of the Gay Officers Action League of Central Florida.
Personnel Services Specialist Karina Santiago
Karina Santiago was born and raised in Orlando, Florida and has worked for OCSO since 2015. She has worked in the Communication Center as a 911 Operator and Dispatcher and is currently in Human Resources Personnel Services, handling Off-Duty Services. Karina has a Bachelor of Applied Science in Supervision and Management degree. She is also a member of the Gay Officers Action League of Central Florida.
Communications Supervisor Evalyn Casper
Evalyn Casper joined the OCSO in 2002 as a 911 Operator and has moved through the ranks as a Dispatcher, Communications Training Officer, and an Assistant Squad Leader. She is currently a Communications Supervisor that oversees a squad of Emergency Communications Specialists. She moved to Orlando in 1998 to attend the University of Central Florida where she graduated with a Bachelor Degree in Advertising and Public Relations. She is married to OCSO Emergency Communications Specialist Audrey Davidson Casper. Evalyn Casper is a member of the Association of Public Safety Communication Officials (APCO) and the Gay Officers Action League of Central Florida.