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Tammy Featherstone

Ms. Tammy Featherstone began working in law enforcement in 2007. During her career, she served her community in multiple roles within the department which included: Patrol officer, Sexual Battery Liaison, Community Policing Officer, Bicycle and Foot Patrol Officer, Field Training Officer, FDLE General Instructor, Assistant Team Leader/ Team Leader of the Hostage Negotiation Team, and Patrol Sergeant. As an avid reader and perpetual learner, Ms. Featherstone continued learning throughout her career. She attended FBI LEEDA’S Supervisor, Command and Executive Leadership courses and earned the Trilogy Award in 2019. She received the Certificate of Proficiency through IPTM (University of N. Florida) in Hostage Negotiations in 2015. She became a FDLE General Instructor and Driving Instructor in 2015 and 2017 respectively and maintained her Emergency Medical Technician Certification in the State of Florida from 1991 to 2017.

Volunteering in her community has been an integral part of her life and career. Ms. Featherstone believes in starting young when instilling the qualities of service and giving back. While working in law enforcement, she volunteered with Boys and Girls Club of Sarasota and Badges for Baseball (Cal Ripken Jr Foundation). She continues to volunteer with Camp XRAYD (Teen Court of Sarasota), Resilient Retreat (Supporting frontline workers experiencing compassion fatigue and vicarious trauma) and Brotherhood of Men Mentor Group. During her tenure, Ms. Featherstone has been honored to receive multiple awards that included: Meritorious Service Medal (2014, 2018 & 2019), Sworn Employee of the 2nd Quarter (2016), Officer of the Year (2016), Captain’s Award of Excellence (2019), Life Saving Medal (2019) and Co-Supervisor of the Year (2019). She also represented her department in the Florida Police and Fire Games in the Cross-Country event bringing home the bronze medal in her age group (2009). Upon retirement, Ms. Featherstone knew her life was headed down a very different path. She founded Frame of Reference Coaching, LLC and is a CTA, Certified Life Coach and Licensed-Specialty Certified Wellness Coach (New Mentor Path®). She continues to support women and men in her community and is focused on working with women in law enforcement along with women ages 18-29 looking for coaching and mentoring in their life and career path decisions.