Ann-Marie Taylor, who became the first female Police Captain in the history of the Palm Beach Police Department in 2014, and has been promoted by Public Safety Director Kirk Blouin to Deputy Chief, the second highest ranking officer in the Department. She succeeds Deputy Chief Jeffrey Trylch following his official retirement.
"Ann-Marie’s long history and extensive experience with the Department, along with her dedication to the Town of Palm Beach, made her the clear choice for this position. Ann-Marie has always possessed the right attitude and qualities, and will do the best job for the Department and the Community," said Director Blouin.
Deputy Chief Taylor joined the Palm Beach Police Department in 1994 as a Dispatcher, and through the years, she has held positions spanning Patrol Officer, Detective, Sergeant, Lieutenant and Captain.
Deputy Chief Taylor holds a Masters of Science in Leadership and a B.S. Degree in Organizational Management from Palm Beach Atlantic University. She graduated from the University of Louisville’s Southern Police Institute, and was Valedictorian. Deputy Chief Taylor is the recipient of 40 Department/Citizen commendations and numerous other awards including Employee of the Quarter for the Department for the 1st Quarter of 2017, which was presented at the Foundation’s Council of 100 Spring Dinner.
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