Dawn Lyons is a Public Records Specialist with the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office. She began her career at the agency in 2001 where she worked in the Property and Evidence Division.
In 2003, she became a Forensic Science Specialist and worked in that capacity for 18 years. During that time she worked numerous major crimes, department shootings, and homicides for the Sheriff’s Office as well as for numerous other contract agencies within the county. During her time in Forensics, she had been a member of the Major Case Response Team and a Field Training Officer.
In 2012 Dawn was the recipient of the Captain Lou Kubler Award of Excellence for Specialist of the Year, which is the highest award given to Forensic Specialists.
In 2020 Dawn passed a national certification testing with the International Association for Identification and is a Certified Crime Scene Analyst.
In 2021 Dawn transferred to the Public Records Processing Unit where she handles redactions for the agency pursuant to the guidelines established by the Florida State Statutes.