FCJEI Policy Board

A Policy Board for the Florida Criminal Justice Executive Institute as established by Section 943.1755, Florida Statutes, is responsible for "guiding and directing the Institute." The Policy Board is statutorily charged with establishing administrative procedures and operational guidelines necessary to insure that criminal justice education needs are identified and met through the delivery of quality instruction.

Chief Albert A. (Butch) Arenal - Chair
Coconut Creek Police Department

Honorable Gordon Smith - Vice Chair 
Sheriff, Bradford County
Secretary Eric Hall
Department of Juvenile Justice
Chief John Barkley
Treasure Island Police Department
Chief Tracy Frazzano
Chief of Police
Honorable Dennis Lemma
Sheriff, Seminole County
Honorable Michael A. Adkinson
Sheriff, Walton County
Lt. Colonel Mark Brown
Florida Highway Patrol
Chief Laura Bedard
Seminole County Sheriff’s Office
Commissioner Mark Glass
Florida Department of Law Enforcement
Secretary Ricky Dixon
Florida Department of Corrections
Colonel Jeffrey Harrington
Pasco County Sheriff’s Office

Florida Department of Law Enforcement Priorities

FDLE is composed of five areas: Executive Direction and Business Support, Criminal Investigations and Forensic Science, Criminal Justice Information, Criminal Justice Professionalism and Florida Capitol Police. FDLE’s duties, responsibilities and procedures are mandated through Chapter 943, FS, and Chapter 11, FAC. To learn more about these areas, read our Statement of Agency Organization and Operation or visit our Open Government page.