Dania Beach

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4601 SW 30th Ave
Dania, FL 33312
(954) 926-2400 (non-emergency)
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Captain Marks began his law enforcement career at the age of nineteen with the Seminole Department of Law Enforcement where he served as a patrol officer and field training officer. In 2000, he was hired by the Broward County Sheriff's Office where he has filled many roles. Some of these assignments include: Road Patrol in the City of Deerfield Beach and the Countywide Operations Mounted Unit. In 2006, he was promoted to the rank of Sergeant where he was assigned to various units and road patrol districts to include: Cooper City and the City of Tamarac, Strategic Investigations Division (Auto Theft Unit and Homeland Security), Crime Suppression Team in the South Broward District, School Resource Unit and Mounted Unit. As a Lieutenant he has served as the Road Patrol Commander in Cooper City and as the Executive Officer for the City of Tamarac. In October 2015, he was promoted to the rank of Captain and was assigned to serve as the District Chief for the City of Dania Beach. Captain Marks has an Associate of Science degree in Criminal Justice Technology (Broward College), Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice (Lynn University), a Graduate Certificate in Emergency Planning/Administration (Lynn University) and a Master of Science degree in Public Administration (Lynn University). He is also a graduate of the University of Louisville Southern Police Institute Command Officers Development Course and the University of Louisville Southern Police Institute Executive Leadership Program.

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Bordered by the Atlantic Ocean on the east, Sheridan Street on the south, State Road 7 to the west and State Road 84 to the north, Dania Beach is approximately 8 square miles and is dissected by US-1 and I-95. The city has an annual population of 28,000 people that significantly increases with tourists and shoppers during the winter season. The city is home to the International Game and Fish Association World Fishing Center as well as other prestigious attractions including Dania Jai Alai and Bass Pro Outdoor World. The city is noted for its large collection of antique shops along a 3-block area of US-1 and a blossoming marine industry.

The district includes the residential areas of a Gardens, Poinciana Park, The s, Meadowbrook North, Dania Highlands, Sheraton Ocean Club, Sheraton Lake Club, Meadowbrook South, South Dania Heights, South Dixie, Dania Heights, College Gardens, Modello Park, Byrd Point, Griffin Park, Key North, Oakbridge, Davis Isles, Avon Isles, Estates of Fort Lauderdale, Ravenswood Estates and Playland Isles among others. Through a contractual agreement between BSO and Dania Beach, the annual operating budget is approximately $10.2 million and provides for 79 positions including a district captain, two lieutenants, eight sergeants, 58 deputies and other positions.