Deputy Chief Allen Siegel
Deputy Chief Allen Siegel started his career with the City of Lauderhill in February 2012, after serving 28 years with the Hollywood Police Department. During his career, Deputy Chief Siegel held positions in a variety of operational and administrative assignments. In 1993, he was a member of the team that created the Community Policing structure in the City of Hollywood. Deputy Chief Siegel has an extensive investigative background in the Criminal Investigations Division, as well as, command assignments to the Office of National Drug Control Policy’s High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area Task Force. He served for more than nine years as a supervisor and commander for the Special Weapons and Tactics team.
Deputy Chief Siegel holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Professional Studies from Barry University and a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from Nova Southeastern University. He is a graduate of the 33rd Management College of the Southwestern Law Enforcement Institute at the University of Texas at Dallas. In 2006, he attended the Police Executive Research Forum’s Senior Management Institute for Police at Boston University. In addition to his departmental duties, he is an Adjunct Professor for the University of Phoenix.
Major Rick Rocco
In 1995 Rick Rocco joined the Lauderhill Police Department. He has served as the Department's Training Coordinator, Road Patrol Sergeant, Professional Standards Unit/Internal Affairs Supervisor, Patrol Lieutenant/Watch Commander, Commander of the Support Services Bureau/Criminal Investigations Division, and Special Operations Division Commander. Currently he is the Commander of the Patrol Division, and oversees Special Events, Media Relations, and the Underwater Recovery Team. Major Rocco is a graduate of the Southern Police Institute's 31st Command Officer’s Development Course, Nova Southeastern University Executive Leadership Program and holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Management. He is the Co-Chair of the FDLE Region 13 Criminal Justice Training Council, member of the International Law Enforcement Trainers and Educators and Trainers Association, International Association of Firearms Instructors, Associate member of the International Association of Chiefs of Police, and Associate Member of the Broward County Chiefs of Police Association.
Major Errol Forbes
Errol Forbes started his law enforcement career in Kingston, Jamaica in 1973 as a member of the Jamaica Constabulary Force. In 1994 he relocated to Florida and later joined the Palm Beach Sheriff’s Office Division of Corrections. In August 1998 he became a member of the Lauderhill Police Department and served the agency as a Patrol Officer, a Detective specializing in the investigation of economic crimes, a Patrol Sergeant, and later the supervisor of the Traffic Homicide Unit in addition to being the Off Duty Detail Coordinator, and the Special Events Coordinator. In 2008 he was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant where he served as a Patrol Watch Commander on both the day and night shifts. He was later transferred to the Administrative Bureau and assigned to financial services. In June 2014, Major Forbes was promoted to his current rank and assumed command of the Support Services Bureau where his responsibilities include oversight of Training, SWAT, Special Events, K-9, School Resource Officers, Traffic Homicide and Crime Prevention. Major Forbes holds a Bachelors degree in Criminal Justice Management, and a MBA in human resource management. He is also a graduate of the University of Louisville; Southern Police Institute 55th Command Officers Development Course.