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Bureau of Insurance Fraud


North Region Map


The North Region investigate a wide variety of crimes that comprise insurance fraud. The Jacksonville Field Office handles cases in Alachua, Baker, Bradford, Citrus, Clay, Columbia, Dixie, Duval, Flagler, Gilchrist, Hamilton, Levy, Marion, Nassau, Putnam, St. Johns, Suwannee, and Union Counties.


Captain David Lindsay - North Region Commander

Captain David Lindsay has more than 32 years law enforcement experience serving 16 years as a supervisor. He started his career with the St. Petersburg Police Department in 1980 where he served in a variety of capacities retiring in 2005. Dave has served as an adjunct instructor for the St. Petersburg College’s Multi Jurisdictional Counter Drug Task Force Training Center. He has also served as a lead police trainer/mentor training and overseeing the reorganization of the Afghanistan National Police Force. Lindsay earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice from St. Leos University. After joining the Division in 2007, he has served in the St. Petersburg Field Office before relocating to Pensacola in 2010. Capt. Lindsay is currently responsible for overseeing the Panhandle and North Regions.


Lieutenant Kevin Jones

Kevin Jones has more than 30 years as a sworn law enforcement officer. He came to the Division of Insurance Fraud on July 19, 2004, and has been assigned to the Jacksonville Field Office since. He was initially tasked with investigating workers’ compensation fraud; he later did general fraud and worked as a member of a mortgage task force with the FBI. He was promoted to lieutenant in April of 2010 and he currently supervises the Jacksonville office. Prior to coming to the Division, he spent more than twenty years with the New York City Police Department where he retired as a Detective Sergeant in December 2003. Before joining the NYPD, he worked for the U.S. Secret Service Uniformed Division where he was assigned to the White House detail. Kevin is a graduate of the John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York City and holds a Bachelors Degree in Security/Business Management.


Lieutenant Edward "Ed" Johnson

Ed Johnson is a native of Jacksonville, Florida. He served 10 years in the United States Marine Corps-Reserves and was honorably discharged in 1986.

Ed received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice Administration from Columbia College in 2000. Ed is a graduate of Leadership Jacksonville, Class of 2002.

After graduating from St. Johns Law Enforcement Academy in 1981, Ed joined the University of North Florida Police Department and then the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office in 1983.

Ed served 25 years with the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office and served in various divisions (Patrol, Community Affairs, Detectives, and Police Services). While at the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office, Ed held the positions of Police Officer, Detective, Sergeant, Lieutenant, Detective Lieutenant, and Assistant Division Chief of Patrol.

Ed retired from the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office in 2008, and joined the Division of Insurance Fraud (DIF) in 2009. He has served in the Orlando Region and the Jacksonville Region. Ed has served as a DIF Detective Training Officer (DTO). Ed holds an active Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) designation.

In April, 2014, Ed was promoted to Lieutenant over the Jacksonville Field Office Regular Fraud Squad.