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Andrew Scott, Police and Evidence Storage Expert
Andrew J. Scott III
President
The Evidence Storage Company (TESCO)
750 Elm Tree Lane
Boca Raton, FL 33486

Phone: 561-302-0756
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Andrew (“Andy”) Scott is a 30-year career expert in police procedures and evidence storage requirements. As a former Chair of the Commission on Florida Law Enforcement Agencies (CFA) and Team Leader for the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA), Mr. Scott evaluated law enforcement adherence to property and evidence accreditation standards.

Six years as a crime scene technician early in his police career gave Mr. Scott in-depth knowledge of proper evidence collection, chain of custody protocols, and courtroom testimony.

Career highlights include:

Mr. Scott began his law enforcement career in April 1978 as a police officer with the North Miami Police Department. He served in the patrol division until moving to the North Miami Beach Police Department in January of 1982. Mr. Scott was quickly promoted to Crime Scene Investigator in 1983, a position he held for six years. During this time he also served on the department’s Special Weapons and Tactics Unit.

Mr. Scott was recognized with the rank of Sergeant in 1989. In this capacity, Mr. Scott worked in a variety of units including patrol, criminal investigations, property and evidence room, and accreditation.

Continuing a pattern of rapid career advancement, Mr. Scott was named as a Lieutenant with expanded responsibilities including oversight of personnel and training, internal affairs, computer technology, patrol, accreditation, and criminal investigations.

Mr. Scott was quickly promoted to Major and then to Assistant Chief for the North Miami Beach Police Department. In these capacities Mr. Scott served as the Acting Chief of Police during the Chief's absence. He was assigned oversight and development of the department’s budget section. He also implemented a state of the art computer system for the agency, including laptops in all patrol cars featuring a wireless connection for the transmission of reports and crime-related data. Mr. Scott retired from the North Miami Beach Police Department in October 1998.

The city of Boca Raton, Florida selected Mr. Scott as the Chief of Police in October 1998 out of a field of 147 candidates nationally. He held this position until January, 2006. He currently serves as President of AJS Consulting, Inc.

EDUCATION & TRAINING

MS in Management – St. Thomas University, Miami, FL, 1993
BA in Psychology – Florida International University, Miami, FL, 1977

Graduate of 183rd Session – FBI National Academy, Quantico, VA, 1995
Graduate of LEEDs 42nd Session (Law Enforcement Executive Development) - FBI National Academy, Quantico, VA, 2001
Graduate Certificate in Human Resources – St. Thomas University, Miami, FL 1993
Attended over 150 law enforcement related seminars, workshops and conferences

AWARDS

Recognized by Palm Beach County Association of Chiefs of Police for outstanding contributions to law enforcement in Palm Beach County for 2005.

The Haven "Humanitarian of the Year" Award, 2004.

City of Boca Raton "Manager of the Year" Award, 2002.

Recipient of "Breaking the Glass Ceiling" Award, 2001, by the National Center for Women in Policing.

Recipient of Special Recognition from the FBI for assistance with the anthrax bio-terrorism attack.

PUBLICATIONS

The Police Chief, "I Prevent Crime: A Crime Prevention Campaign," September 2005, by Croy, L. & Scott, A.J. A publication of The International Association of Chiefs of Police.

The Florida Police Chief, "A Leadership Challenge: Turning Vision into Reality," February, 2005, by Sullivan, J.J. & Scott, A.J.

The Florida Police Chief, "Safe Community Initiative," 2004, by Fagan, S. & Scott, A.J.

The Florida Police Chief, "Boca Raton’s Family Services Bureau Puts Families First," May, 2003, by Maughan, M. & Scott A.J.

The Florida Police Chief, "Boca Raton Police Services Department Comprehensive Approach to Juvenile Crime," January, 2001, by Maughan, M & Scott A.J.

Dade County PBA Heat, "Accreditation, What's In It For Me?," 1995.

The Florida Police Chief," Law Enforcement and The Need For a Paradigm Shift," 1994.

The Florida Police Chief, "Handling Civil Unrest," 1994.

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