Tom Harrington joined the Broward Sheriff’s Office in May 2013 following a 25 year law enforcement career with the Fort Lauderdale Police Department (FLPD). During his tenure with FLPD, he served in a variety of positions to include: Patrol, SWAT, Street Level Narcotics, Vice, Internal Affairs and Administration. Tom retired from the FLPD as an Assistant Chief. Colonel Harrington earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Professional Studies from Barry University and a Masters Degree in Management from St. Thomas University. He is a graduate of the Southern Police Institute’s Command Officers Development Course and the 227th Session of the FBI National Academy. Colonel Harrington is currently responsible for the Broward Sheriff’s Office Department of Administration.