Special Operations Division

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Commander Paul Harvey

Watch Commander Harvey has over 18 years of law enforcement experience in the State of Florida. He spent 18 years with the Lee County Sheriff’s Office. During his career he has worked road patrol and as a Detective in various units such as, District Criminal Investigations, Anti Crimes Unit, Major Crimes Unit/ Robbery Unit and Marine Unit. In 2012, he was promoted to Sergeant and supervised the Grand Theft Auto Unit and Economic Crimes Unit (Major Case). The last five years with the Sheriff’s Office was spent in Lehigh Acres East District in the capacity of Patrol Supervisor, Selective Enforcement Team Sergeant and Criminal Investigations Supervisor. Watch Commander Harvey served for three years on the Lee County Sheriff’s Office Hostage Negotiations Team and is a veteran of the U.S. Coast Guard. In 2018, North Port Police employed Watch Commander Harvey and he is currently assigned to Division C.