Message from the Chief Of Police


The WMPD Welcomes New Assistant Chief and Code Supervisor


As our Wilton Manors Police Department continues our “push” for forward progress, we did just that in May as we welcomed our new Assistant Chief and Code Compliance Supervisor to our department.  Assistant Chief Darren Brodsky joined our department after having served with the Plantation Police Department for almost twenty-seven (27) years.  Assistant Chief Brodsky comes to us with a wealth of professional experience after serving the residents, businesses, and visitors of Plantation in the areas of road patrol, investigations, School Resource Officer, Patrol Sergeant, Internal Affairs, Street Crimes Sergeant, SWAT Operator, and Commander, Lieutenant, Captain, and Deputy Police Chief.  

Assistant Chief Brodsky holds a Bachelor’s Degree from the UniversityDarren Brodsky Assistant Chief of Police of South Florida in Political Science and a Master’s Degree from Florida Atlantic University in Public Administration.  He is a graduate of the 264th session of the FBI National Academy.  Assistant Chief Brodsky currently supervises our operations division that consists of our road patrol division, community policing, traffic unit, and special event management.  If he can be of assistance to you in these areas, please contact Assistant Chief Brodsky at 954-390-2155 or dbrodsky@wmpd.org.  

Supervisor Alberro began a career in code compliance in 2007 with the
Abelardo Alberro Code Supervisor Supervisor
 City of Doral, where he served for over two (2) years.  During this time, he obtained a fundamental foundation for the mission of the code compliance profession.  After returning to his food service business full-time, Supervisor Alberro re-entered the code compliance profession in 2017, working for the City of West Park.  He served the residents, businesses, and visitors of West Park for over four (4) years, gaining extensive knowledge in this profession to include understanding the need to improve the “Quality of Life” for those he served.  Supervisor Alberro holds Level I and Level IV Florida Association of Code Enforcement certifications. This training and his past experience will empower him to lead our Code Compliance Unit into the future.  If Supervisor Alberro can assist you, please contact him at 954-390-2157 or aalberro@wmpd.org.  

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 Finally, National Night Out (NNO) is back on Tuesday, August 3, 2021.  National Night Out is an annual community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to make our neighborhoods safer, more caring places to live.  National Night Out enhances the relationship between neighbors and law enforcement while bringing back a true sense of community. Furthermore, it provides a great opportunity to bring police and neighbors together under positive circumstances.  If you would like to host a neighborhood gathering and have our police officers visit you and your friends, please contact Officer Jennifer Bickhardt Graziose at 954-390-2150 or jbgraziose@wmpd.org.  For more information about this event, you may visit our NNO website.

We look forward to seeing you, and your neighbors, at this event!

As always, we thank our community for your continued support, and we look forward to continuing our partnerships with our community as we navigate the last half of 2021 together.  

GARY BLOCKER
CHIEF OF POLICE
954 - 390 - 2158
gblocker@wmpd.org

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