After his promotion to Major, Sheriff Lamberti served
as Interim Police Chief for the City of Hollywood and
North Lauderdale. Soon after, he served as Director
of the Training and Organizational Development Division
where he oversaw the Center for Advanced Criminal Justice
Studies Executive Leadership Program, as well as all
day-to-day training functions.
Sheriff Al Lamberti
is a 33-year veteran of the Broward Sheriff’s
Office. He began his career in the Department
of Detention. After transferring to road patrol,
Sheriff Lamberti worked his way through the ranks,
eventually serving as a captain in the Organized
Crime Division. He then assumed his position as
District Chief in Deerfield Beach in January 1990.
When Sheriff Lamberti returned to the Department of
Law Enforcement, he assumed command of the South Patrol
Region, which includes Port Everglades and Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood
International Airport post-September 11th.
A graduate 167th Session of the of the F.B.I. National
Academy, Sheriff Lamberti served as President of the
Florida Chapter of the F.B.I National Academy Associates
in 2004. He served as President of the Broward Sheriff's
FOP Lodge #32 from 1984 - 1985. Additionally, he was
the Chairman of the Regional Coordinating Team of the
Florida Violent Crime and Drug Control Council for the
Southeast Region from 1999 to 2007. In early 2009, Sheriff
Lamberti was named chairman of the Region 7 Gang Reduction
Task Force by the Attorney General.
In September 2007, Sheriff Lamberti was appointed Broward
Sheriff by Governor Charlie Crist. In November 2008,
he was elected by the citizens of Broward County to
serve as Sheriff for an additional four years.