Dr. Tony Blalock, First SFPD Chief, Passes Away

Dr. Tony Blalock, First SFPD Chief, Passes Away

Santa Fe College's Clock Tower on the Northwest Campus.

February 14, 2024 – Dr. Harvey Anthony “Tony” Blalock, founding Chief of the Santa Fe College Police Department, passed away on Sunday, Feb. 11.

Dr. Tony Blalock dressed in a coat in tie.

In addition to his many roles through the years, Dr. Blalock served on the Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission. He was a founding director of Santa Fe College’s Institute of Public Safety as well as Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs. Santa Fe College honored him with a Lifetime Achievement Award in 2006.

The funeral services for Dr. Blalock will be held on Saturday, Feb. 17, 2 p.m. at the Milam Funeral Home (Downtown) in Gainesville, Florida.