Lieutenant Chris McCoy

Executive Officer

Lieutenant McCoy began his law enforcement career in the Deerfield Beach District in 1992 after completing the police academy where he performed road duties; became police bicycle certified; and was selected to join the Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) Team. In 1996 he was selected for assignment to the Criminal Investigations Division where he conducted investigations involving child abuse and sexual related crimes. In 1999 he was promoted to sergeant and was assigned to the newly created Child Protective Investigations Section. In 2004 he was transferred to the Strategic Investigations Division’s Counter-Terrorism & Intelligence Section. Following that assignment he was transferred to the Port Everglades District. In 2008 he was transferred to the Bomb Squad. In 2013 he returned to road patrol in the Dania Beach District. In 2015 he was promoted to lieutenant and assigned as a shift commander in Deerfield Beach. In August 2015, he was assigned as the Executive Officer for the North Lauderdale District. During his career he spent 12 years as a SWAT Team member holding positions of Operator, Training Coordinator, Team Leader and Executive Officer. He also spent 4 years has a member of the Dive Rescue Team. Lt. McCoy is also an adjunct instructor for the agency and Broward College’s Institute of Public Safety in the fields of firearms, tactical operations, and critical incidents. Lieutenant McCoy retired after 27 years of active and reserve duty with the United States Coast Guard.