Deerfield Beach

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300 N.E. 2nd Street
Deerfield Beach, FL 33441
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Captain Schnakenberg began his law enforcement career with the City of Deerfield Beach in 1986. He became a Broward sheriff’s deputy after the department merged with BSO in January 1990. Captain Schnakenberg’s experience includes Road Patrol, Criminal Investigations, Internal Affairs and Homeland Security. Captain Schnakenberg was the commander for several specialized units which include Internal Affairs, Professional Standards and the Office of Homeland Security. In 2013, Captain Schnakenberg was assigned as the acting chief for the city of Deerfield Beach. He is a recent graduate of the 251st Session of the FBI National Academy.

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Rodney Brimlow began his law enforcement career with the Broward Sheriff’s Office in 1995 as a deputy sheriff assigned to the Dania Beach district. After working in road patrol, he was later assigned as a detective in the Criminal Investigations Division working in the Major Crimes Unit, Abuse and Neglect Unit, and Sex Crimes/Missing Persons Unit. He also worked in the agency’s Field Force, Bicycle Patrol Unit, and on the Crisis Intervention Team. In 2001, he was promoted to the rank of Sergeant of the Child Protective Investigations Section. As a sergeant, he supervised employees in the areas of road patrol in the city of Tamarac and Central Broward, as well as district Criminal Investigations Units and Law Enforcement Operations. In 2011, he was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant, serving as the accreditation manager for the Department of Law Enforcement and the director of Staff Inspections. In January 2013, Lt. Brimlow was selected to serve as the Executive Officer for the Weston district. Lieutenant Brimlow holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Microbiology and Cell Science from the University of Florida. He is currently working on a Master’s Degree in Theological Sciences from St. Vincent de Paul Seminary. Lieutenant Brimlow is also a graduate of the National Sheriff’s Association Executive Leadership Program.

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The district is Broward County's northernmost district and includes the City of Deerfield Beach. The district is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean to the east, the Florida Turnpike to the west, the Palm Beach county line to the north and the City of Pompano Beach to the south and encompasses approximately 16.25 square miles. The Town of Deerfield was incorporated on June 11, 1925 with 1,300 residents. In 1939, the name of the town was changed to the City of Deerfield Beach. BSO was contracted to provide law enforcement services for the city in 1990 and undertook its parking enforcement in 1996 and code enforcement in 1997.

Deerfield Beach is home to many national events including professional touring sports, a super power boat race and a July 4th extravaganza. The district has an annual operating budget of approximately $21 million and provides for 152 positions including a district captain, three lieutenants, 13 sergeants, 109 deputies, 8 code officers and 7 volunteer parking enforcement officers.

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