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Posted on: January 27, 2021

Town of Jupiter Names David E. England as Next Chief of Police

The Town of Jupiter is pleased to name David E. England as its next Chief of Police. Chief England will succeed Chief Daniel Kerr, who is retiring on February 5, 2021 after over 50 years in law enforcement.

Chief England was born and raised in northern Palm Beach County and began his career in law enforcement with the Largo Police Department in 1994.  Since joining the Jupiter Police Department in 1998, he has served as a Field Training Officer, Firearms Instructor, Training Coordinator, SWAT Team member and SWAT Team Commander, and has Commanded the Administrative Services, Patrol Operations and Criminal Investigations Bureaus.  In 2018 he was named Deputy Chief of the Jupiter Police Department, supporting Chief Kerr in the leadership of the department.  He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice from Florida State University and a Master's Degree in Public Administration from Nova Southeastern University.  In September of 2011, then Major England graduated from the 246th Session of the FBI National Academy in Quantico, Virginia. Chief England is married to his wife Karen and they have two teenage sons. 

Chief England’s wide range of experience and his history with the Jupiter Police Department and the community of Jupiter make him an ideal candidate for the position of Chief of Police.  The Jupiter Town Council, Town Manager Matt Benoit and the staff of the Town of Jupiter and Jupiter Police Department all wish Chief England much success in his new position.


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