Law Enforcement

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Excelsior Agencies


Law Enforcement

Lady Lake Police Department

Accredited on October 26, 2016 in Weston
Reaccredited on October 2, 2019 in St. Petersburg

Accreditation Manager: Lieutenant Nelson Vargas

nvargas@ladylake.org

Lake City Police Department

Accredited February 2, 2002 in Bradenton
Reaccredited June 29, 2005 in Jacksonville
Reaccredited February 21, 2013 in Howey-in-the-Hills
Reaccredited on February 24, 2016 in St. Augustine
Reaccredited on February 20, 2019 in St. Augustine
Reaccredited on February 24, 2022 in St. Augustine

Accreditation Manager: Greg Burnsed

BurnsedG@lcflapd.com

Lake County Sheriff's Office

Accredited on October 31, 2007 in Maitland
Reaccredited on October 14, 2010 in Jacksonville
Reaccredited on September 25, 2013 in Sarasota
Reaccredited on February 22, 2017 in St. Augustine
Reaccredited on February 20, 2020 in St. Augustine

Accreditation Manager: Dr. Bruce Clark

Bruce.Clark@lcso.org

Lake Mary Police Department

Accredited on October 5, 2005 in Naples
Reaccredited on October 8, 2008 in Crystal River
Reaccredited on September 29, 2011 in Ponte Vedra
Reaccredited on October 8, 2014 in Palm Harbor
Reaccredited on November 1, 2017 in Weston
Reaccredited October 15, 2020 (Virtual Meeting)

Accreditation Manager: Laura Chitty

lchitty@lakemaryfl.com

Lakeland Police Department

Accredited on February 18, 1998 in Ocala
Reaccredited on February 14, 2001 in Tallahassee
Reaccredited on February 18, 2004 in Crystal River
Reaccredited on February 28, 2007 in Ocala
Reaccredited on September 25, 2013 in Sarasota
Reaccredited on October 26, 2016 in Weston
Reaccredited on October 2, 2019 in St. Petersburg

Accreditation Manager: Jeffery Smith

Jeffery.Smith@Lakelandgov.net

Largo Police Department

Accredited on June 2, 1999 in Ft. Lauderdale
Reaccredited on May 22, 2002 in Maitland
Reaccredited on June 23, 2004 in St. Pete Beach
Reaccredited on October 31, 2007 in Maitland
Reaccredited on October 14, 2010 in Jacksonville
Reaccredited on September 25, 2013 in Sarasota
Reaccredited on October 26, 2016 in Weston
Reaccredited on October 2, 2019 in St. Petersburg

Accreditation Manager: Officer Earl Bowers

ebowers@largo.com

Lauderhill Police Department

Accredited on June 29, 2005 in Jacksonville
Reaccredited on June 11, 2008 in Coral Springs
Reaccredited on June 30, 2011 in Bonita Springs
Reaccredited on June 25, 2014 in Bonita Springs
Reaccredited on June 21, 2017 in Orlando
Reaccredited October 15, 2020 (Virtual Meeting)

Accreditation Manager: Allan S. Lerner

alerner@lauderhill-fl.gov

Lee County Sheriff's Office

Accredited on October 10, 2001 in Cocoa Beach
Reaccredited on June 23, 2004 in St. Pete Beach
Reaccredited on June 6, 2007 in Hutchinson Island
Reaccredited on July 1, 2010 in Bonita Springs
Reaccredited on June 27, 2013 in Bonita Springs
Reaccredited on June 22, 2016 in Orlando
Reaccredited on June 26, 2019 in Orlando
Reaccredited on June 16, 2022 in Orlando

Accreditation Manager: Tanya Tanner

ttanner@sheriffleefl.org

Leesburg Police Department

Accredited on February 21, 2018 in St. Augustine
Reaccredited February 18, 2021 (Virtual Meeting)

Accreditation Manager: Gary Barrett

Gary.Barrett@leesburgflorida.gov

Leon County Sheriff’s Office

Accredited on February 17, 1997 in St. Augustine
Reaccredited on February 9, 2000 in Punta Gorda
Reaccredited on February 5, 2003 in Boca Raton
Reaccredited on February 8, 2006 in Panama City
Reaccredited on February 25, 2009 in Tampa
Reaccredited on February 23, 2012 in Howey-in-the-Hills
Reaccredited on February 25, 2015 in Daytona Beach
Reaccredited on February 21, 2018 in St. Augustine
Reaccredited on February 18, 2021 (Virtual Meeting)

Accreditation Manager: Sergeant Justin Woodall

woodallj@leoncountyfl.gov

Lighthouse Point Police Department

Accredited on June 28, 2000 in Gainesville
Reaccredited on June 23, 2004 in St. Pete Beach
Reaccredited on June 6, 2007 in Hutchinson Island
Reaccredited on July 1, 2010 in Bonita Springs
Reaccredited on June 27, 2013 in Bonita Springs
Reaccredited on June 22, 2016 in Orlando
Reaccredited on June 26, 2019 in Orlando
Reaccredited on June 16, 2022 in Orlando

Accreditation Manager: Chris Oh

coh@lighthousepoint.com

Longwood Police Department

Accredited on October 2, 2002 in Pensacola
Reaccredited on October 5, 2005 in Naples
Reaccredited on October 8, 2008 in Crystal River
Reaccredited on October 8, 2014 in Palm Harbor
Reaccredited on November 1, 2017 in Weston
Reaccredited February 18, 2021 (Virtual Meeting)

Accreditation Manager: Melanie Francis

mfrancis@longwoodfl.org

Lynn Haven Police Department

Accredited on February 24, 2022 in St. Augustine

Accreditation Manager: Michael Williams

mwilliams@lynnhavenpd.us