Captain James Fane was born in Kentucky and raised in Indiana. Joined the US Navy from 1973 – 1985, served in the US Air Force Reserves from 1985 – 2004. Joined the Santa Rosa Sheriff’s Office in 1989 – 1994. Joined the Highlands County Sheriff’s Office in 1994 to Present. Has served in Uniform Patrol, Traffic Unit, SRT and as the County 911 Coordinator.
Currently the Communication Division Captain is in charge of Fleet Maintenance, Radio Communications, emergency operations liaison, and E911 coordinator and the Consolidated Dispatch Center.