Florida State University Police Command Staff consists of the Chief of Police, Deputy Chief, Captain of Operations, Captain of Support Services & Investigations, Lieutenant of Uniform Patrol, Lieutenant of Special Operations, Lieutenant of Support Services, Lieutenant of Accreditation, Lieutenant of Support Services, and Lieutenant of the Panama City Branch Campus and the Assistant Director of Financial and Administrative Operations. They each have unique responsibilities and are accountable for the day to day operational and policy decision making. They make final recommendations to the Chief of Police on several personnel matters. These commanders and supervisors also serve in variety of ways to carry out the mission of the Police Department.
Chief of Police
The Chief of Police works daily to set the direction of the department, answers community concerns, concerns of the police department staff and facilitates obtaining the necessary resources for the Police Department. The Chief of Police also develops good working relationships with the Command Level personnel at other local police and public safety agencies.
The Deputy Chief of the Police oversees the Operations Division, Support Services Division and all Investigative functions for the department. The Uniform Operations division includes all Patrol, Traffic, Communications, Security Officers, Special Events and all Policing Functions. The Support Services Division includes Crime Prevention, Training, Accreditation, Traffic Safety programs and the Citizen's Police Academy. The Investigative functions includes Crimes, Internal Affairs, Administrative and Background Investigations.