Broward County Sheriff
Sheriff Al Lamberti is a 34-year veteran of the Broward Sheriff’s Office.
He began his career in the Department of Detention. After transferring to road patrol, Sheriff Lamberti worked his way through the ranks, eventually serving as a captain in the Organized Crime Division. He then assumed his position as District Chief in Deerfield Beach in January 1990.
After his promotion to Major, Sheriff Lamberti served as Interim Police Chief for the City of Hollywood and North Lauderdale. Soon after, he served as Director of the Training and Organizational Development Division where he oversaw the Center for Advanced Criminal Justice Studies Executive Leadership Program, as well as all day-to-day training functions.
When Sheriff Lamberti returned to the Department of Law Enforcement, he assumed command of the South Patrol Region, which includes Port Everglades and Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport post-September 11th.
A graduate 167th Session of the of the F.B.I. National Academy, Sheriff Lamberti served as President of the Florida Chapter of the F.B.I National Academy Associates in 2004. He served as President of the Broward Sheriff's FOP Lodge #32 from 1984 - 1985. Additionally, he was the Chairman of the Regional Coordinating Team of the Florida Violent Crime and Drug Control Council for the Southeast Region from 1999 to 2007. In early 2009, Sheriff Lamberti was named chairman of the Region 7 Gang Reduction Task Force by the Attorney General.
Married to Holly for 18 years, he has one son, Nicholas, and two step-children, Jaime and David.
In September 2007, Sheriff Lamberti was appointed Broward Sheriff by Governor Charlie Crist. In November 2008, he was elected by the citizens of Broward County to serve as Sheriff for an additional four years.