Alexander D. Freeman’s law enforcement career spans over 20 years, including Major of Police for the Riviera Beach Police Department since 1993 before retiring Jan 2, 2015. Those who know Major Freeman understand why police work is such a natural life calling for him. He is passionate about helping others and believes that because he has been richly blessed, he should give back to the community. His community involvement includes work with local, regional and national organizations.
Major Freeman’s leadership style and commitment to serve the citizens of Riviera Beach led him to serving in every major section there is in the police department, just to name a few:
· Lieutenant of Professional Standards
· Lieutenant of the Investigation Section
· Staff Inspection Commander
· Public Information Officer (PIO)
· Executive Assistant to the Chief of Police
· Commander of Police
· Major of Police
Major Freeman is a former member of the Palm Beach County Association of Chiefs of Police, currently a member of the Florida Chiefs of Police and National Association of Black Law Enforcement Executives (NOBLE), Member of the Democratic Party, Member of the North side Kiwanis Club and Youth Recreation Association. Current member of the International Association of Chiefs of Police and Florida Municipal Insurance Trust. Florida League of Cities / Law Enforcement Advisory Panel Board of Directors. North Florida Regional Domestic Security Task Force.
In 2002, Major Freeman was named Officer of the Year by Victim Services of Palm Beach County for his dedicated service to the Citizens of Palm Beach County.
Cheif Freeman is a graduate of Barry University where he earned a B.S. degree in Public Administration; Mr. Freeman is a member of the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity. Mr. Freeman took his career ambitions to yet another level in 2008, when he graduated from the University of Louisville, College of Art and Science, Department of Justice Administration with a certification in upper level Command Officer Development Course SPI.
Alex and his lovely wife, Tocia, have been married for more than 20 years, and together they have two beautiful children.