A former Santa Rosa County officer has plead no contest on 18 counts of child pornography. According to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) Jeffery Perkins has plead no contest to child pornography charges. An arrest report says, when Jeffery Perkins was placed on administrative leave in December he started threatening to kill himself and his wife, even turning a gun on her. He was charged with aggravated assault for that incident, but that charge has since been dropped. Perkins was terminated from the Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office shortly after. He plead no contest to 18 counts of possession of child pornography. Perkins’s sentencing will be on April 30th at 1:00 p.m. If convicted he faces up to 19 years in prison.