Duval County

Blazing a trail in law enforcement: Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office’s first African-American female chief tells her story

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office Chief Deloris O’Neal’s smile belies the grit and determination she has to be the best at what she does.

As the first African-American woman to become a JSO chief, her journey shines as a beacon of hope for her neighborhood.

Action News Jax’s John Bachman had the honor to tell her story. Watch the video above.