Master Deputy Joseph S Hover, a 24-year veteran of the Sheriff's Office, was injured during defensive tactics training and died on October 8, 2005, of complications from surgery to treat his injury.
Auto Theft Unit
Master Deputy Hover was the first Sheriff's Office investigator to specialize in auto theft cases. To honor his memory, the agency's Curtis King Boulevard substation. which houses the Auto Theft Unit and other agency components was renamed the "Master Deputy Joseph S Hover Substation."