James H. Scarberry
James H. Scarberry is a 35 year veteran of South Florida law enforcement; serving 27 years with the City of Miami Beach, retiring as Assistant Chief of Police in 1999. Chief Scarberry gained extensive police experience as he advanced thru the ranks and assignments with the MBPD. He excelled as an undercover narcotics detective in the 1980’s, conducting numerous large-scale narcotics investigations. He has extensive contacts with local, state, and federal law enforcement partners.
In 1999, the City of Hollywood conducted a national search for a Police Chief. Mr. Scarberry was aggressively recruited and eventually selected by the City Manager. He served the City for over 8 years, elevating a troubled and tumultuous police department to one that is now State Accredited and respected throughout the law enforcement profession.
As Chief of Police with Hollywood, he served on the Executive Boards of the South Florida HIDTA, South Florida Money Laundering Strike Force, and the Broward County Chiefs of Police Association. He was selected as Chairman for both of the task forces and President of the BCCPA.
In addition to his outstanding operational skills, the Chief’s role in two high profile City’s has provided him with great experience dealing with public and private officials as well as the media. He has managed and administered two agencies with 50 million dollar plus budgets and over 500 employees. He is fully versed in personnel/human resource matters.
Chief Scarberry has a Bachelor’s Degree from Barry University and thousands of hours of law enforcement training. He is a graduate of the University of Louisville’s Command Officer Development Course (1995) and the FBI National Academy (2003). After serving two communities for over 35 years, he retired as Chief of Police in November 2007.
James P. Jones
James Jones is a 30 year veteran of Law Enforcement. He rose through the ranks of the Hollywood Police Department to achieve the rank of Assistant Police Chief. Mr. Jones is a graduate of the Southern Police Institute’s Administrative Officer’s Course and the Police Executive Research Forum’s Senior Management Institute for Police. He holds a Bachelor’s degree from Barry University and has completed thousands of hours of law enforcement training.
Mr. Jones has extensive experience in Criminal Investigations, Internal Investigations, Management, Executive Protection, Security Management and Logistics, and Training.
Mr. Jones organized, trained, and commanded the Broward County Regional Field Force during the 2003 FTAA Conference in Miami.