Cooper City

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10580 Stirling Road
Cooper City, FL 33026
(954) 435-2000 (main office)
(954) 764- HELP (4357) (non-emergency)
  
  
  
  
  
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Captain Christopher De Giovanni joined the Broward Sheriff's Office in 2004. He was assigned to the Department of Law Enforcement, serving as both a road patrol deputy and a property crimes detective in Dania Beach. He additionally volunteered and served in the agency's Field Force Unit, specializing in crowd control and management. In 2015, he was promoted to sergeant and reassigned to the Pompano Beach District. He later assumed the role of a detective sergeant, overseeing both the Criminal Investigations and Crime Suppression Team in the South Broward District (West Park/ Pembroke Park). Next, he was promoted to lieutenant and reassigned to serve the South Broward District as the executive officer. Finally, in October 2020, he was promoted to captain and selected to serve as the district chief for the Cooper City District.

Captain De Giovanni proudly served in the United States Marine Corps. He is pursuing a master's degree and holds a Bachelor of Arts in Biblical Studies and Pastoral Ministries, having graduated valedictorian of his class. Additionally, Captain De Giovanni is an active member of the Broward County Chiefs of Police Association and is a graduate of the University of Louisville's Southern Police Institute, 86th Command Officers Development Course. 


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Lieutenant Jeff Tozzie began his career in law enforcement in 1976 with the Wilton Manors Police Department.  In 1979 he joined the Oakland Park Police Department, with duel certification as a firefighter/police officer.

In 2000, he became part of BSO after Oakland Park's merger with BSO.  He served as the executive officer for the Oakland Park District and the Weston/West Broward Districts; was part of the OSSI Records Management Implementation Team; and then served as executive officer for the Port Everglades District.  He joined the Cooper City District in November 2016, where he presently serves as its executive officer. 

Lieutenant Tozzie earned a bachelor's degree from Florida Atlantic University in 1980, followed by a master's degree from Nova University in 1984.  He attended the Florida Criminal Justice Institute's Senior Leadership Program in 1988 and graduated from the FBI National Academy in 2007.

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  • The Broward Sheriff's Office has provided law enforcement, fire rescue and code-compliance services for Cooper City, home to more than 36,000 residents in southwestern Broward County, since the city's police and fire rescue departments merged with BSO in February 2004. A predominantly residential community of 8.5 square miles, Cooper City has long-prided itself on its commitment to maintaining a beautiful, growth-managed city, reflected by its motto: Someplace Special.

    BSO's Cooper City district employs various positions, including: District Captain, Executive Lieutenant, Patrol Lieutenant, Sergeants, Deputies, Crime Analyst, Community Service Aides / Crime Scene Investigative Aides, Code Enforcement, and Administrative Support staff. The city currently has five public schools; each staffed with a full-time BSO School Resource Deputy. The city is also home to two charter schools.

    In addition to the above staffing, an apprehension K-9, bloodhound, Traffic Enforcement Unit, and a Crime Suppression Team (CST) operate within the district, helping to keep the streets of Cooper City safe.

    BSO Cooper City has a dedicated Community Outreach Deputy, as well as a Community Involvement Specialist, to help build and maintain meaningful partnerships with the residents. As such, the district offers an array of programs for the community, to include: AARP Driver Safety, Citizens Observer Patrol (C.O.P.S), R.A.D. for Women and Kids, CPTED security surveys for homes and businesses, active killer classes, to name a few. In addition, the BSO Cooper City command has one of the largest Law Enforcement Explorer Programs for adolescents aged 14-21. The program offers young adults the opportunity to learn and experience lawful citizenship as they participate side-by-side with certified BSO deputies in ongoing training and community service projects.

    Through partnership with a local veterinarian, the BSO's Cooper City district also offers a "Chip-a-Pet" program. There is no cost for Cooper City residents. Contact the district office at (954) 435-2000 for scheduled dates.