December 12, 2018
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Florida Police Chiefs Association President Chief David Perry, Florida State University Police Department
Appointed to 
Governor-Elect Ron DeSantis Advisory Committee on Public Safety

TALLAHASSEE- The Florida Police Chiefs Association, representing police chiefs and law enforcement leaders throughout the state of Florida, announced today that its President, Chief David Perry of Florida State University PD, has been appointed to serve on Governor-elect Ron DeSantis’s Advisory Committee on Public Safety.

“The Florida Police Chiefs Association is honored to have a seat at this important table to work alongside Governor-elect DeSantis’s transition team on matters of public safety,” said FPCA Executive Director Amy Mercer.  “We thank Governor-elect DeSantis for selecting Chief Perry to represent our membership in this important role.  We are confident that the FPCA’s goal of keeping Floridians safe is consistent with the priorities of Governor-elect DeSantis as our state transitions to new leadership and begins new discussions on how to ensure the safety of all who call Florida home.”

About the Florida Police Chiefs Association

The Florida Police Chiefs Association (FPCA) is the third largest state police chiefs association in the nation and is composed of more than 900 of the state’s top law enforcement executives. The FPCA serves municipal police departments, airport police, college and university and tribal police, private businesses and security firms, as well as federal, state and county law enforcement agencies. The FPCA has members representing every region of the state. Membership in the FPCA supports and maintains the highest standards of public safety and police protection for the millions of people who live, work and play in the State of Florida. For more information about the FPCA, please visit