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Posted on: September 29, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Town of Davie Appoints New Police Chief

Town of Davie Appoints Chief of Police


SEPTEMBER 29, 2020




DAVIE, Fla. – Davie Town Administrator Richard J. Lemack has appointed Stephen E. Kinsey to the position of Chief of Police for the Davie Police Department. On Tuesday, September 29, 2020, Chief Kinsey took his oath of office during a virtual ceremony. 


Kinsey comes to Davie as a seasoned law enforcement professional with over 27 years of experience including Undersheriff at the Broward Sheriff's Office and Assistant Chief of Police at the Fort Lauderdale Police Department. 


Having served in a supervisory or command capacity in all three Police Department Bureaus (Operations, Investigations, and Administration), Kinsey is uniquely qualified as he is a long time Davie resident with an understanding of our diverse community offerings and culture. 


He is a graduate of the FBI National Academy, holds a Master of Science in Public Administration from Florida International University, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminology with a Minor in Sociology from Florida State University.


He is also a member of the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP), Police Executive Research Forum (PERF), Florida State and Broward County Chiefs of Police organizations. 


“We are grateful to have Mr. Kinsey as our new chief,” Town Administrator Richard J. Lemack said. “We look forward to the experience and leadership he will bring to further the Town’s goals and vision for law enforcement”

Chief Kinsey Headshot

For a high-resolution image of Chief Kinsey, please email [email protected].



Leona Henry, Intergovernmental Affairs Manager

Office: 954-797-1035

   Cell: 954-732-0019

Email: [email protected] 


Sussette Rodriguez, Public Relations Coordinator

Office: 954-797-1102

Email: [email protected]

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