Sheriff Al Lamberti is a 35-year veteran of the Broward County Sheriff’s Office. Sheriff Lamberti worked his way through the ranks, eventually serving as the Deputy Director/Captain of the Organized Crime Division. He then assumed his position as District Chief in the City of Deerfield Beach in January 1990. After his promotion to Major, Sheriff Lamberti served as Interim Police Chief for the City of Hollywood and the City of North Lauderdale. Soon after, he served as Director of the Training and Organizational Development Division where he oversaw the Center for Advanced Criminal Justice Studies Executive Leadership Program, as well as all day-to-day training functions in the Sheriff’s Office.
A graduate 167th Session of the of the F.B.I. National Academy, Sheriff Lamberti served as President of the Florida Chapter of the F.B.I National Academy Associates in 2004. He served as President of the Broward Sheriff’s FOP Lodge #32 from 1984 – 1985. Additionally, he was the Chairman of the Regional Coordinating Team of the Florida Violent Crime and Drug Control Council for the Southeast Region from 1999 to 2007. In early 2009, Sheriff Lamberti was named chairman of the Region 7 Gang Reduction Task Force by the Attorney General. Also in 2009, he was elected to the Board of Directors of the National Sheriff’s Association.
In September 2007, Sheriff Lamberti was appointed Sheriff of Broward County by Florida Governor Charlie Crist. In November 2008, he was elected by the citizens of Broward County to serve as Sheriff for an additional four years. Thus, he became the first sheriff in the history of Broward County to ever come up through the ranks.
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