Law Enforcement

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Excelsior Agencies


Law Enforcement

Wakulla County Sheriff’s Office

Accredited 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 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 St. Augustine
Reaccredited October 15, 2020 (Virtual Meeting)

Accreditation Manager: Steve Smith

Ssmith@wcso.org

Walton County Sheriff’s Office

Accredited 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 February 18, 2021 (Virtual Meeting)

Accreditation Manager: Sarah Gainey

sgainey@waltonso.org

Wauchula Police Department

Accredited on June 2, 1999 in Ft. Lauderdale
Reaccredited on May 22, 2002 in Maitland
Reaccredited on October 5, 2005 in Naples
Reaccredited on October 8, 2008 in Crystal River
Reaccredited on September 29, 2011 in Ponte Vedra
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: Assistant Chief Brandon Ball

bball@wauchulapolice.com

West Melbourne Police Department

Accredited on June 22, 2016 in Orlando
Reaccredited on February 20, 2020 in St. Augustine

Accreditation Manager: Lieutenant Jennifer Curran

jcurran@westmelbourne.org

West Palm Beach Police Department

Accredited on February 9, 2000 in Punta Gorda
Reaccredited on February 5, 2003 in Boca Raton
Reaccredited on June 7, 2006 in Tampa
Reaccredited on June 1, 2009 in Bonita Springs
Reacredited on June 24, 2015 in Orlando
Reaccredited on June 20, 2018 in Orlando
Reaccredited on June 24, 2021 in Orlando

Accreditation Manager: Officer Nicole Abreu

nabreu@wpb.org

Wildwood Police Department

Accredited on June 24, 2021 in Orlando

Accreditation Manager: Sergeant Jennifer Hudson

jhutchins@wildwood-fl.gov

Wilton Manors Police Department

Accredited 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: Doug Robertson

drobertson@wmpd.org

Winter Haven Police Department

Accredited on May 22, 2002 in Maitland
Reaccredited 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 November 1, 2017 in Weston
Reaccredited October 15, 2020 (Virtual Meeting)

Accreditation Manager: Carla Neil

cneil@mywinterhaven.com

Winter Park Police Department

Accredited on June 28, 2000 in Gainesville
Reaccredited on February 18, 2004 in Crystal River
Reaccredited on February 28, 2007 in Ocala
Reaccredited on February 3, 2010 in Hutchinson Island
Reaccredited on 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: Karen Gilbert

kgilbert@cityofwinterpark.org

Winter Springs Police Department

Accredited on October 8, 2003 in Ft. Myers Beach
Reaccredited on October 11, 2006 in Cocoa Beach
Reaccredited on October 28, 2009 in Ponte Vedra
Reaccredited on September 27, 2012 in Sarasota
Reaccredited on October 7, 2015 in Weston
Reaccredited on February 21, 2018 in St. Augustine

Accreditation Manager: Corporal Marette Sims

msims@winterspringsfl.org