The musical chairs among the Broward Sheriff's district chiefs began with resignations before Sheriff Scott Israel even took office in January. It seems the shuffle is over, as the new leadership was announced today. The agency provided bios that are abbreviated below. For full resumes and photos go to sheriff.org.
Pembroke Park/West Park, Captain Danzell Brooks joined BSO in January. He previously worked for
Court Services, Captain Nichole Anderson joined BSO road patrol in 1996 after serving two years with the
Weston, Captain Kevin Butler was a cop with the City of
Pompano Beach, Major John Hale began his law enforcement career with the Pompano Beach Police Department as a patrol officer, detective and internal affairs supervisor. He joined BSO when the agencies merged. He previously served as chief of the
Oakland Park, Captain Al Hubrig
joined BSO in 1991 and worked road patrol, with the bicycle unit and on teams that oversaw the mergers of BSO with the Pompano Beach, Oakland Park, Lauderdale-By-The-Sea and North Lauderdale police departments and Broward County Fire Rescue. He graduated from the FBI National Academy.
Lauderdale-by-the-Sea, Captain Fred Wood began his BSO career as a detention deputy, and also worked in road patrol, honor guard, bicycle patrol, property crimes and community policing as well as regional investigations. He is commander of BSO's bicycle field force.
North Lauderdale, Captain Will Jackson began his law enforcement career with Pompano Beach Police and joined BSO after the merger, working road patrol and recruit training and has held leadership positions in several districts. The agency said he has been recognized for acts of heroism and service and received numerous awards.
Cooper City, Captain Robert Cates started out with the Cooper City Police Department and supervised road patrol, internal affairs and youth services. After the merger with BSO he did criminal investigations and commanded the South Florida Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force while supervising the gun squad, gang unit and street crimes.