Captain James Fane was born in Kentucky and raised in Indiana. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1973-1985 and served in the US Air Force Reserves from 1985-2004. He joined the Santa Rosa Sheriff’s Office in 1989 and served there until 1994, when he joined the Highlands County Sheriff’s Office. Has served in Uniform Patrol, Traffic Unit, SRT and as the County 911 Coordinator.
He is currently the Communication Division Captain in charge of Fleet Maintenance, Radio Communications, emergency operations liaison, and E911 coordinator and the Consolidated Dispatch Center.