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Sousa, Francis

Frank Sousa
Responsibilities: Captain Francis Sousa is currently assigned to the Support Services Division.

History: During his tenure with the Fort Lauderdale Police Department, he has been assigned to Patrol as well as several specialized units.  He was assigned to the Tactical Impact Unit, Special Investigations Unit as a Narcotics Detective, and to the D.E.A. as a Federal Task Force Officer.  Francis was promoted to the rank of Sergeant in 2006 and was reassigned to Patrol.  Shortly thereafter, he was assigned to the Office of the Chief as the agencies Public Information Officer.  Four and half years later he was transferred to the Special Investigations Division where he served as the Narcotics Supervisor.  He was then promoted to the rank of Lieutenant in 2011 and was assigned to the Operations Support Division.  In 2013, he was promoted to the rank of Captain.  As a Captain, Francis served as the Commander for the Administrative Support Division, District 1 Commander, Community Support Division Captain and oversaw the Criminal Investigations Division.  His last assignment as a Captain was over the Faculty Development Section in the Support Services Bureau.  Francis was promoted to Major in November 2018.   Since his promotion, he has served as a Major overseeing the Staff Support Bureau.

Date Joined FLPD: September 13, 1999

Degree:   Master of Science-Criminal Justice-Nova Southeastern University-2008
                Bachelor of Science-Criminal Justice-Florida International University-2006
                Graduate of the Senior Management Institute for Police PERF Session 67
                Graduate of the 70th session of Southern Police Institute Command Officer’s Development Course
                Graduate of the 3rd session of Florida Leadership Academy
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