July 2014 Meeting
TO: ALL MEMBERS AND FRIENDS OF CHAPTER 254 (NOTE – YOU DO NOT HAVE TO BE A MEMBER TO ATTEND – GUESTS ARE WELCOME)
TUESDAY, JULY 8, 2014 AT THE TALL TALES RESTURANT IN GANDER MOUNTAIN
100 Gander Way – Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33403 – 561-627-5642
5:00 – 6:00 PM Meet, Greet, & Network at the Restaurant.
6:00 – 7:30 PM Dinner Meeting and Presentation, Restaurant Meeting Room.
Cost: $11.00 – $26.00. Each attendee orders direct from menu and pays own tab direct to Tall Tales. Cash and Credit Cards accepted. Meeting Fee: $5.00
PLEASE RSVP BY E-MAIL UPON RECEIPT and no later than THURSDAY JULY 3 IF ATTENDING – WE NEED AN ACCURATE HEAD COUNT!
July 2014 MEETING PROGRAM: BUILDING BRIDGES – INCREASING COMMUNICATION AND COPERATION BETWEEN LAW ENFORCEMENT AND PRIVATE SECTOR SECURITY MANAGERS. Chiefs Kitzerow and Smith will explore with attendees ideas to strengthen cooperation, and need input from every Company that has Security Officers or wants to offer new suggestions. This is a rare opportunity to speak with the Chiefs heading the Florida statewide and Palm Beach County Chief’s organizations.
Frank J. Kitzerow Chief of Police, Jupiter PD and President, Executive Board, The Florida Police Chiefs Association:
Chief Frank J. Kitzerow was appointed as Chief of Police for the Jupiter Police Department in October, 2005 and has over thirty years of law enforcement experience. Chief Kitzerow began his career with the Fairfax County, Virginia Police Department and retired at the rank of Major, commanding the Criminal Investigations Bureau. Prior to becoming the Chief in Jupiter, he served for two years as the Chief of Police in Portsmouth, Virginia.
In addition to his FPCA duties, Chief Kitzerow also serves as the Chairman for the Palm Beach County LEX Data sharing project and the Region 12 FDLE Criminal Justice Advisory Board. He is also a past President for the Palm Beach County Association of Chiefs of Police and a past Chairman for the Palm Beach County Law Enforcement Planning Council.
Chief Kitzerow holds a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from the University of Phoenix, a Bachelor’s Degree in Management from the National Louis University in Virginia, and he is a graduate of the FBI National Academy
The Florida Police Chiefs Association is the fourth largest state police chiefs association in the United States. It is composed of more than 750 of the state’s top law enforcement executives. FPCA serves municipal police departments, airport police, college and university police, private business and security firms, as well as federal, state and county law enforcement agencies. The FPCA has members representing every region of the state.
Brian J. Smith, Chief of Police, Juno Beach PD and President (incoming) Palm Beach County Association of Chiefs of Police:
His thirty year law enforcement career starting with NYPD in January of 1982. Retired from NYPD in the rank of Lieutenant. Received a Bachelors Degree in Criminal Justice from SUNY-Empire State College. He is presently the Chief of Police for the Juno Beach Police Department. While working for the Juno Beach Police Department he held the rank of Major, Assistant Chief, and Chief of Police. He is a member of The International Association of Chiefs of Police, District Director for the Florida Police Chiefs Association, Vice President of the Palm Beach County Police Chiefs Association. Chief Smith is also a graduate of the F.B.I. National Academy, Quantico, VA, Class 251.