Key Colony Beach Police Department
Emergency: Dial 911
Call KCBPD at (305) 289-1212 ext.1 or contact us by email.
KCB Tipline: Call or Text (305) 432-0086 or Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Chief of Police
To reach a KCB Officer after business hours, call Monroe County Dispatch at 305-289-2351 and tell them you need a Key Colony Police Officer.
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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
Chief 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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Corporal Jamie Buxton
Corporal Buxton has been a police officer with the Key Colony Beach Police Department since January 2019. Corporal Buxton started her law enforcement career with the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office three years ago.
Corporal Buxton enjoys patrolling the streets and interacting with the many members of the community.
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Officer Nicholas Niemiec
Officer Niemiec has been a police officer with the Key Colony Beach Police Department since June 2018. Ofc. Niemiec started his law enforcement career as a Corrections Deputy with the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office three years ago. Ofc. Niemiec can often be seen riding the police department’s electric bicycle throughout the City of Key Colony Beach.
Officer John Buckwalter
Officer John Buckwalter started his law enforcement career in 1999 with the Allentown Police Department in Pennsylvania. While on the Allentown Police Department, he was a member of the S.W.A.T team, where he was the lead sniper and he was a member of the Special Victims Unit as a Homicide Detective, where he investigated over 3,000 cases in that role. After retiring, John moved to Florida. He eventually moved all the way down to the Keys. He was watching the Key Colony Beach Police Department’s recruitment video on YouTube one day and decided to apply. Officer Buckwalter brings experience and problem solving to our valuable team.
Reserve Officer Ross Bethard
Reserve Officer Bethard retired from the Boca Raton Police Department after serving for 25 years on the force. RO Bethard also served in the United States Air Force. RO Bethard patrols the waters of Key Colony Beach enforcing State laws and City ordinances, keeping the residents and visitors safe.