Al Lamberti

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Al Lamberti
Residence Margate, Florida
Nationality American
Education AS Degree in Law Enforcement; BA Degree in Criminal Justice
Alma mater Palm Beach Community College Florida Atlantic University
Spouse(s) Holly Lamberti

Al Lamberti is the former Sheriff of Broward County, which encompasses Fort Lauderdale in southeastern Florida.[1]



Lamberti also served in the U.S. Coast Guard at various duty stations, primarily Miami, Florida. He was also assigned as a Special Agent in the Office of Intelligence and Law Enforcement, U.S. Coast Guard Reserve.[1]

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Lamberti joined the Broward County Sheriff's Office as a Detention Deputy in 1977. He worked his way up the ranks, becoming a Road Patrol Deputy, then a Road Patrol Sergeant in the North Broward and Lauderdale Lakes districts. He then became Lieutenant and Captain in the Organized Crime Division. In January 1990, he assumed the position of District Chief in Deerfield Beach.[1] He was promoted to the rank of Major in 1998. Lamberti then went on to serve as Interim Chief of Police for the cities of Hollywood and North Lauderdale.[1]

On October 26, 2007 Lamberti was named Sheriff of Broward County by Gov. Charlie Crist after Sheriff Ken Jenne was indicted on federal corruption charges.

On November 4, 2008 Lamberti was elected the 17th Sheriff of Broward County. As Sheriff, he will direct a 6,300-member organization with a nearly $700 million budget with responsibility for law enforcement and fire rescue duties within all 14 cities and towns and all unincorporated areas of Broward County.[2]

On November 6, 2012, Lamberti was defeated by Scott Israel, who became the 18th sheriff of Broward County. [3]

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