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The Florida Atlantic University Police Department is proud to actively participate in recruiting graduates of Florida Atlantic University following their tenure with us as student employees. Students at Florida Atlantic University have the opportunity to train and work for our Department through our Community Service Officer (CSO) and internship programs. These rigorous and highly competitive programs work together with the University and the Police Department to offer students experience working both in the field and in the Police Department. These programs offer students a chance to take their education from the theoretical to the practical, creating in demand graduates.  

Many of our student employees and interns join our department as full-time employees following their graduation from FAU. We are proud of the personnel that we have been able to recruit from these prestigious programs. 

 

Ricky Bethel, Police Officer

Officer Bethel is an FAU Alumnus from Boynton Beach, FL. He earned his Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice. He received an Associate of Science and an Associate of Arts Degree from Pasadena City College and came to Florida Atlantic University on a full athletic scholarship for football. Officer Bethel was a starting cornerback for the 2006 football season where he received the honor of Most Improved Player. Prior to joining our team, Officer Bethel served as a State of Florida Correctional Probation Officer for over six years.

Officer Ricky Bethel

Patrick Garmon, Director of Security Technology Services

Patrick Garmon is an FAU Alumnus from South Florida. He graduated from Florida Atlantic University with a Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice. While pursuing his degree, Patrick served our Department as a Community Service Officer for nearly 3 years and was an active member of the American Criminal Justice Association Lambda Alpha Epsilon. In his career here at Florida Atlantic University, Patrick has distinguished himself within the Florida Atlantic University Police Department in many capacities. He has served as the Community Service Officer Program Director, Police Communications Officer and Police Communications Manager, Systems Programmer, Coordinator of Computer Applications and is now heading the the Florida Atlantic University Department of Public Safety Security Technology division.

Director Patrick Garmon

Chelsea John-Williams, Sergeant

Detective John-Williams is an FAU Alumna from South Florida. She graduated from Florida Atlantic University with a Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice. She began her career with the Florida Atlantic University Police Department in the Community Service Program where she distinguished herself as a Field Training Officer for the program. After graduating from the Broward College Police Academy, Detective John-Williams joined the Florida Atlantic University Police Department as a Police Officer. She is the first in her family to serve in the law enforcement community. After serving several years as a Police Officer, she now serves as a Detective.

Sgt. John-Williams

Victoria Leo, Records Assistant

Victoria Leo is an FAU Alumna from South Florida. She graduated from Florida Atlantic University in 2016 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice with a minor in Sociology and Certificate in Women’s Studies. She began her career with the Florida Atlantic University Police Department as a student intern where she quickly learned how to manage police records. While pursuing her degree, Victoria was an active member in Florida Atlantic University Greek life, where she served as Vice President for her organization. After graduation, Victoria joined the Florida Atlantic University Police Department full-time as a Records Assistant. 

Records Assistant Victoria Leo

Jonathan Ponce, Police Officer

Officer Jonathan Ponce is an FAU Alumnus from South Florida. He graduated from Florida Atlantic University in 2014 with a Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice. Officer Ponce served the Florida Atlantic University Police Department as a Community Service Officer Program for over a year and then transitioned into a full time position as a Police Communications Officer. Jonathan credits these positions as having helped him grow as an individual and as a valuable citizen of the Florida Atlantic University community. Upon graduating from Florida Atlantic University, Officer Ponce attended and graduated from the Broward College Police Academy and is now part of our team as a full time Police Officer. He also serves as the LGBTQ Liaison for the University.

Officer Jonathan Ponce

Amy Brown, Coordinator Computer Applications

Amy Brown is an FAU Alumna from South Florida. She graduated from Florida Atlantic University in 2015 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice and a minor in Sociology. She began her career with the Florida Atlantic University Police Department as a student intern. While pursuing her degree, Amy was an active member in the criminal justice fraternity on campus, ACJA. After graduation, Amy joined the Florida Atlantic University Police Department full-time as the Coordinator of Computer Applications. 

Coordinator Amy Brown

 Last Modified 11/5/18