Rick Taylor is a law enforcement professional who’s committed the last 27 years to serving his community. He was an Assistant Chief of Police for the Lakeland Police Department in Lakeland Florida and oversaw Patrol Operations. He worked in every division of his agency, at all levels, before attaining his Assistant Chief position. He spent much of his career in different community policing units while also serving on SWAT for 15 years. He’s taught multiple high-liability topics for his agency, the local police academy and throughout the Southeast United States and is also a Brazilian Jiujitsu Black Belt . Rick spent four years managing and supervising all aspects of hiring and recruiting and has also served as the Public Information Officer.
Rick is a FBI National Academy graduate (class 261), Senior Management Institute for Police – PERF graduate, A Certified Public Manager and holds a Masters of Public Administration degree from Troy University.