FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 22, 2016
CONTACT: GOVERNOR’S PRESS OFFICE
Gov. Scott Statement on Loss of Deputy Eric Oliver
MIAMI BEACH, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott issued the following statement regarding the death of Nassau County Sheriff's Deputy Eric Oliver who was tragically killed by a car in Yulee this morning while on-duty.
Governor Scott said, “Ann and I are deeply saddened of the by the death of Deputy Eric Oliver and we join all Floridians in mourning this tragic loss. Deputy Oliver was not only a proud member of the Nassau County Sheriff’s Office but also a Navy veteran and a loving father and husband. Our prayers and deepest condolences are with his family. The brave men and women of law enforcement choose to dedicate their lives every day to keep our communities safe and we owe them our sincerest gratitude for all they do. We will forever honor the service, courage and sacrifice of Deputy Oliver and pray that his family and loved ones find peace and healing during this very difficult time.”