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Richard Fortin

Contact Information

RFortin@vcso.us

(386) 736-5333

Mailing Address

951 Singleton Drive, DeLand, FL, 32724

Personal

Born in Derry, New Hampshire

First-generation law enforcement officer

Education

  • Bachelors of Arts in Criminal Justice with High Honors (2015) | KEISER UNIVERSITY, Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • Associates of Arts in Criminal Justice with High Honors (2014) | KEISER UNIVERSITY, Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
  • Associates of Science in Criminal Justice (2010) | DAYTONA STATE COLLEGE, Daytona Beach, Florida.

Employment

  • Volusia Sheriff’s Office since October 2005
  • South Daytona Police Department 2001-2005

Professional Training

  • Florida Sheriff’s Commanders Academy (2017) | FLORIDA SHERIFF’S ASSOCIATION, Tallahassee, Florida
  • Senior Management for Police (SMIP) (2019) | POLICE EXECUTIVE RESEARCH FORUM, Boston, Massachusetts
  • Southern Police Institute (SPI) (2020) | 85th COMMAND OFFICER’S DEVELOPMENT COURSE, Clermont, Florida

Professional Involvement

  • Boys and Girls Club of Volusia/Flagler County (Recognized by Governor Scott for Outstanding Achievement)
  • Florida Council Against Sexual Violence
  • Member of the Police Executive Research Forum
  • Member of the Alpha Phi Sigma Criminal Justice Honors Society

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