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Falzone, Lynette


Responsibilities: Captain Lynette Falzone is assigned to the Investigations Bureau.

History: During her tenure with the Fort Lauderdale Police Department, she has been assigned to Patrol as well as several specialized units. She was assigned to the Special Investigations Division as a Street Narcotics Detective (raiders), prior to being a Narcotics Detection K-9 Handler. She also served on the department’s Honor Guard, Tactical Bicycle Platoon and as a part-time instructor of General Law Enforcement Topics/Tactics, Firearms and Defensive Tactics. In 2006, she was promoted to the rank of Sergeant. She served in patrol until 2012, when she was re-assigned to the Criminal Investigations Division as the Detective Sergeant over Property Crimes. She was also the supervisor for the departments Detection K-9 Unit. In 2013, she was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant and was assigned to the Criminal Investigations Division. She later was assigned to the Patrol Division, where she served as a shift commander until being promoted to the rank of Captain in 2015. Captain Falzone is currently in charge of the Special Investigations Division and teaches in the Public Safety Leadership Academy at Broward College.

Date Joined FLPD: August 21, 2000

Degree:  Masters of Science Degree- Criminal Justice Administration, graduated Magna cum Laude as a member of 
                the honor society / Lynn University
               Graduate Certificate in Emergency Management and Planning / Lynn University
               Bachelor of Science Degree – Criminal Justice, graduated with honors/ Lynn University
               Associate of Arts Degree – Psychology / Broward College

Graduate:  Florida Leadership Academy, Florida Department of Law Enforcement (Class 20). Command Officer Development Course, Southern Police Institute (Class 75). Currently enrolled: Center for Homeland Defense and Security Naval Post Graduate School, Executive Leadership Program (Class 1802)

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