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Recent thefts in Marathon should be a reminder to us all that even though we live in Paradise, we can be victims of crime. »Details
Key Colony Beach and Marathon Children`s Fishing Derby
Kids from ages 6 to 14 are invited for a 1/2 day fishing trip off the shores of Key Colony Beach on board the SEA KING fishing boat. »Details
Welcome to the Internet Home of the Key Colony Beach Police Department
All members of the Police Department receive advanced training in the areas of criminal investigations, crime scene processing, traffic enforcement, waterborne drug interdiction, and marine safety and conservation law enforcement. All crimes committed in the city are investigated by members of the Key Colony Beach Police Department. In cases requiring extensive follow up or additional resources we receive assistance from the Monroe County Sheriff`s Office.
The Police Department is proactive in the areas of community policing, crime suppression,traffic law enforcement, and the enforcement of city codes.
Chief Kris DiGiovanni
Kris DiGiovanni has been an officer with the Key Colony Beach Police Department since July of 2005. Kris was promoted to Chief on July 01, 2011. He began his law enforcement career in September of 2001 as an investigator with Florida`s Department of Children and Families. Ofc DiGiovanni has also worked at the Monroe County Sheriff`s Department.
In addition to his administrative duties you can see the Chief patrolling the city streets most mornings and afternoons.
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Sergeant Lindsay Birklund
Lindsay Birklund has been an officer with the Key Colony Beach Police Officer since March of 1998. He was promoted to Sergeant in March of 2004. Sergeant Birklund began his law enforcement career in February of 1986 as a Monroe County Deputy Sheriff.
Sergeant Birklund supervises the day shift squad. In addition to his patrol duties, Sergeant Birklund assists with some of the administrative functions of the police department. He can also be seen patrolling the water surrounding our island city.
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Sergeant John Smith
JC Smith has been an officer with the Key Colony Beach Police Department since August of 2006. He was promoted to Sergeant in January of 2011.Officer Smith began his law enforcement career in August of 1988 as a Monroe County Deputy Sheriff. Officer Smith has also worked at the Key West Police Department and Seminole County Sheriff`s Department.
Sergeant Smith supervises the night shift squad. In addition to his patrol duties, Sgt. Smith serves as the police department`s training officer.
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Officer Chuck Griffith
Chuck Griffith has been an officer with the Key Colony Beach Police Department since July of 2011. Officer Griffith began his law enforcement career in 1988 with the Florida Highway Patrol. Officer Griffith also served 1 year in Afghanistan as a contracted police mentor and advisor .
Officer Colleen Gonzalez
Officer Colleen Gonzalez has been an officer with the Key Colony Beach Police Department since February 2013. She started her law enforcement career with the Monroe County Sheriff`s Office in 2010 as a Road Deputy Reserve.
Robert Petrick was hired as an officer with the Key Colony Beach Police Department in August of 1991. He was promoted to Sergeant in October of 1993 and promoted to Chief of Police in January of 2000. Chief Petrick began his law enforcement career in April of 1983 as a Monroe County Deputy Sheriff. He has also worked at the Sunrise Police Department. Chief Petrick retired on June 30, 2011.
Chief Petrick will continue to serve the police department and the citizens as a volunteer.
In his time off, Robert spends time with his wife and two sons as well as woodworking and landscaping. He also enjoys diving, fishing and target shooting.