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Deputy Chief Allen Siegel

Deputy Chief Allen SiegelDeputy Chief Allen Siegel started his career with the City of Lauderhill in February 2012, after serving 28 years with the Hollywood Police Department. During his career, Deputy Chief Siegel held positions in a variety of operational and administrative assignments. In 1993, he was a member of the team that created the Community Policing structure in the City of Hollywood. Deputy Chief Siegel has an extensive investigative background in the Criminal Investigations Division, as well as command assignments to the Office of National Drug Control Policy’s High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area Task Force. He served for more than nine years as a supervisor and commander for the Special Weapons and Tactics team.

Deputy Chief Siegel holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Professional Studies from Barry University and a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from Nova Southeastern University. He is a graduate of the 33rd Management College of the Southwestern Law Enforcement Institute at the University of Texas at Dallas. In 2006, he attended the Police Executive Research Forum’s Senior Management Institute for Police at Boston University. In addition to his departmental duties, he is an Adjunct Professor for the University of Phoenix.

Major William Gordon

Major William Gordon

Major William Gordon began his law enforcement career in 1989 as a Deputy Sheriff with the Broward County Sheriff’s Office where he was assigned to District One and the Town of Pembroke Park, and later to the D.U.I. Task Force. He joined the Lauderhill Police Department in 1996 and has served as a Patrol Officer, Field Training Officer, Street Crimes Detective, Traffic Homicide Investigator, Department Training Coordinator and Background Investigator. Promoted to Sergeant in 2002, he returned to the Patrol Division and was assigned to Day Shift. Subsequent supervisory assignments included Traffic Enforcement & Investigations, Training Unit, Internal Affairs/Professional Standards Unit and the Street Crimes Unit. He was promoted to Lieutenant in 2010 and served as a Watch Commander for both the Day and Night Shifts, as well as the Commander of the Records Division. Major Gordon was promoted to his current rank in May of 2017 and assigned to the Support Services Bureau, where he oversees all of the specialized functions of the agency, to include K-9, Training, Traffic, School Resource Officers, Crime Prevention, Special Events, Community Liaisons, Department’s Vehicle Fleet, Media Relations/PIO, Emergency Management, Honor Guard, Citizen’s Observer Patrol/C.E.R.T. and Field Force.

Major Gordon holds a Master’s Degree in Organizational Management and a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice from Southwest University, as well as an Associate’s Degree in Logistics and Supply Chain Management from the Community College of the Air Force. He is a graduate of the Southern Police Institute’s 62nd Command Officer’s Development Course, and the Nova Southeastern/BSO Executive Development Program. He is an Adjunct Instructor for the Broward College Institute for Public Safety, teaching in the basic, high liability and advanced law enforcement programs. Major Gordon is an Associate Member of the Broward County Chiefs of Police Association and the International Association of Chiefs of Police. In addition to his duties with the agency, he also serves in the United States Air Force Reserve, holding the rank of Master Sergeant and has deployed overseas, serving in combat operations in support of Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom.

Major Robert Parmelee

Major Robert ParmeleeIn 1997, Major Robert Parmelee joined the City of Lauderhill's Police Department. He started as an Officer in the Patrol Division and was quickly promoted to Detective in the Criminal Investigation Division in 1999.

In the beginning of 2002, Major Parmelee was offered a position with the Sanders County Sheriff’s Office, in Montana, as a Deputy where he then left the City of Lauderhill and relocated there. Later that year, due to family, he decided it was best to return to Florida and back to the Lauderhill Police Department where he has since served in the capacity as a Road Patrol Officer, Field Training Officer, and Detective, until his promotion to Sergeant in 2008.

He served as a Sergeant in the Patrol Division and the Criminal Investigations Unit until he was then promoted to Lieutenant in 2013, which he then served as a Patrol Division Lieutenant and Administrative Lieutenant. He was then promoted to his current rank of Major in March 2016 with responsibilities of overseeing the entire Support Services Bureau and most recently, overseeing the Operations Bureau.

Major Parmelee served in the United States Marine Corps and is currently pursuing his Bachelors in Public Administration at Barry University. He is an Associate Member of the Broward County Chiefs of Police Association. Major Parmelee is a devoted husband and a proud father of two.