Colonel Nichole Anderson is a 22-year veteran of the Broward Sheriff's Office. She joined the agency in September 1996 as a road patrol deputy, after serving two years as a State Trooper with the Florida Highway Patrol. She has a wide range of experience at BSO working as a field training deputy, supervising the agency Recruitment Division, and holding the position of Executive Officer to the Sheriff and Major in the Community Services Department.
She received her Bachelor's degree in Legal Studies from Nova Southeastern University and earned a Master's degree in Organizational Management from the University of Phoenix. She attended the 114th session of the Southern Police Institute Administrative Officers Course at the University of Louisville in Louisville, Kentucky, and, in 2018, graduated from the 274th session of the FBI National Academy in Quantico, Virginia.