Colonel Alvin Pollock

Department of Law Enforcement

After proudly serving in the United States Marine Corps, Alvin Pollock joined the Broward Sheriff’s Office in 1977 as a deputy sheriff. Throughout his career, he worked in several units within the agency, including a detective in the Organized Crime Unit, Specialized Services, Selective Enforcement Team, Narcotics Unit, Vice Unit, Community Relations, Gang and Juvenile Units. In 1992, he was promoted to the rank of Sergeant. He supervised the Community Affairs Unit, Multi-Agency Federal Narcotics Task Force, Court Services, Recruiting Division, as well as Road Patrol in Dania Beach and Tamarac. In 2006, he was appointed to the rank of Commander, where he served as a supervisor of Court Services and as a Watch Commander. Throughout his career, Al Pollock has received numerous awards from the Broward Sheriff’s Office, Drug Enforcement Administration, International Narcotics Enforcement Officers Association and the Fraternal Order of Police. He received his Bachelor’s Degree in Public Administration from Barry University and is currently working on his Master’s Degree. In January 2013, Al Pollock was selected to serve as the colonel for BSO’s Department of Law Enforcement.