Deputy Jeffrey Payne has been a Deputy Sheriff with the Orange County Sheriff’s Office in Orlando, Florida for 4 years. Deputy Payne currently works in the Uniformed Patrol Division where he has amassed experience responding to calls for service ranging from the simple to the extraordinary. He often spends his free time during his shift applying intelligence led policing methods to proactive law enforcement. While still a relatively new member of the law enforcement profession, Deputy Payne was a sponsored academy candidate for the sheriff’s office and has further experience in the security and surveillance fields.
Deputy Payne is currently a PhD Candidate in the Security Studies program at the University of Central Florida where his research interests include community responses to mass casualty events, state and local indicators of non-state violence, and terrorist psychology and methodology. Deputy Payne holds a Master’s and Bachelor’s degrees in Criminal Justice from the University of Central Florida, where he also minored in Sociology and received a certificate in criminal profiling.