Lt. Col. Angela Neely joined the Broward Sheriff's Office in 1990 as a detention deputy. She was promoted to the rank of sergeant where she supervised at the Main Jail, North Broward and the Central Intake bureaus. In 2002, she was promoted to the rank of lieutenant, at which time she served in the Paul Rein Facility, as well as other locations.
In addition, she served as captain for the Joseph V. Conte’s direct supervision facility and was later promoted to assistant director of Administration. As assistant director, Lt. Col. Neely managed several support units within the Department of Detention which includes: the Classification Unit, Bio-Metrics (Fingerprints), Maintenance, Inmate Property Unit, Investigations and Projects Unit, and the contracted vendors for Food Service and inmate Medical Care.
Lt. Col. Neely holds a bachelor’s degree in Liberal Studies with a specialization in Psychology from Barry University. She is a graduate of the 2011 Executive Leadership Program; the 2014 National Jail Leadership Command Academy at Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Texas and the 2014 Southern Police Institute Command Officers Development Course of Louisville, Kentucky.