Chief of Police
Gerald Monahan, Jr.
Chief of Police
Gerald Monahan, Jr. was sworn in as the Port Orange Police Department's Chief of Police in August 1999. He is formerly from Allentown, Pennsylvania, where he was Police Chief since 1996, retiring in July 1999 culminating a twenty-nine year career.

He is a member of the 24th Congressional District's Homeland Security and Public Safety Advisory Council and has also been appointed by Governor Jeb Bush to serve as a Commissioner on the Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission.

Chief Monahan is a graduate of Kutztown University and holds a Masters Degree in Political Science. He is a graduate of the FBI National Academy and Law Enforcement Executive Development Academy and a former member of the Pennsylvania Municipal Officers Education and Training Commission. His continuing education includes studies in law, psychology, organized crime and terrorism.

He is a life member of the International Association of Chiefs of Police and the Pennsylvania Police Chief's Association. He is also on the Board of Directors of the Florida Police Chiefs Association and Volusia County Police Chiefs and is active in the Port Orange community.

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