The City of Delray Beach and the Delray Beach Police Department are proud to announce that Jeffrey S. Goldman has been selected as Chief of Police for the City of Delray Beach, to begin September 1, 2014. The position of Chief became available upon the retirement announcement of Police Chief Anthony Strianese. Chief Strianese will be retiring effective August 31, 2014, after twenty-five years of dedicated service. Assistant Chief Goldman has served in his current position since 2011. He is a seasoned and educated law enforcement executive with over twenty-five years of progressive urban policing experience. Hired by the City in 1989, he rose through the ranks of the command staff and has led several divisions including Community Patrol, Criminal Investigations, Support Services and SWAT. Assistant Chief Goldman’s diverse experience in these divisions, combined with 2,000+ hours of law enforcement leadership and managerial training/ education, have provided him with an extensive working knowledge to continue to serve our community with integrity and professionalism. Assistant Chief Goldman attended Florida International University where he earned a Master of Science Degree in Criminal Justice. He also holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice Administration from Columbia Southern University. In addition, he is a graduate of the FBI National Academy (241st Session) and the 26th Session of the Senior Management Institute for Police (sponsored by the Police Executive Research Forum in conjunction with the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University). Assistant Chief Goldman’s professional affiliations include the FBI National Academy Association, Police Executive Research Forum, International Association of Chiefs of Police, Florida Police Chiefs Association and Palm Beach County Association of Chiefs of Police. He is also a board member of Aid to Victims of Domestic Abuse (AVDA) and is a past president and current member of the Delray Beach Sunrise Kiwanis Club. Anthony Strianese took command of the Delray Beach Police Department in 2008. He is a graduate of the FBI National Academy and the Senior Management Institute for Police. Professional affiliations include the International Association of Chiefs of Police, Florida Police Chiefs Association, Palm Beach County Association of Chiefs of Police and the FBI National Academy Association. He earned a Master of Science Degree in Educational Leadership from Florida Atlantic University and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science from State University of New York. The City of Delray Beach and the Delray Beach Police Department would like to thank Chief Strianese for his years of dedicated service and wish him success in his future endeavors.