Chief of Police
Daytona Beach Police Department, United States
Chief Young began his career with the Daytona Beach Police Department in April 2001 after completing the Law Enforcement Academy at Daytona State College. During his 21-year tenure, Chief Young has worked in various operational and administrative capacities including the Patrol Division, Criminal Investigations, Special Response Team, Crisis Intervention Team and the Office of Professional Standards.
Chief Young was sworn in on November 6, 2020, on the steps of Daytona Beach City Hall as the Police Departments 17th Chief.
Chief Young holds both Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from Bethune- Cookman University in Criminal Justice and Criminal Justice Administration respectively. He is a graduate of PERF’s Senior Management Institute for Police, the Southern Police Institute (SPI) and the Florida Leadership Academy. Chief Young is a recent graduate the FBI National Academy (FBINA). He holds memberships in the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) and the Police Executive Research Forum (PERF).
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