On April 24, 2020, City Manager Leif Ahnell announced Interim Police Chief Michele Miuccio has been promoted to Police Chief.

Chief Miuccio, who has extensive law enforcement experience, has been with the department for over 30 years. During Chief Miuccio’s tenure with the Boca Raton Police Department, she has had progressive responsibility serving as an officer, detective, sergeant, captain, assistant chief, deputy chief and most recently, interim police chief.

According to City Manager Leif Ahnell, Chief Miuccio has the experience and proven expertise for the job.“While serving as the Interim Police Chief for the past five months, Michele’s steadfast leadership has provided consistency in the department’s mission and service,” said Ahnell. “I’m confident the police department will continue to thrive and grow under her direction as Chief.” “I’m humbled by theopportunity to serve in this position and work alongside the dedicated men and women who keep Boca Raton safe and protect our residents,”said Miuccio. “Together, we can make one of the finest police agencies even better.”  Chief Miuccio’s promotion is effective Monday, April 27, 2020.

About Boca Raton Police Services Department – The Boca Raton Police Services Department is a municipal law enforcement agency made up of 216 law enforcement officers and 111 civilian employees. The Department is responsible for patrolling an area of 29.6 square miles and a population of approximately 99,000 residents. The Department is divided into two divisions. The Field Services Division handles functions such as road patrol, investigations and crime scene. The Community Services Division is responsible for functions that include traffic, motor and marine patrols, 9-1-1 dispatching, records, professional standards, and other administrative functions. The Department has been accredited with the Commission for Florida Law Enforcement Accreditation (CFA) since 1997.