Chief Jeffrey Chudnow began his law enforcement career with the Madison Police Department (WI) where he worked from 1974 to 1982 before relocating to Florida where he worked for the Coral Springs Police Department for 25 years, retiring as a Deputy Chief. During his tenure with Coral Springs, he had the opportunity to work in or command every function in the agency to include patrol, criminal investigation, communications, human resources, records, school resource officers, budget, and vice and narcotics. In May of 2007, Chief Chudnow was appointed as Chief of Police for the City of Oviedo, Florida

Chief Chudnow holds a Bachelors of Science Degree in Law Enforcement Administration from Western Illinois University and a Masters Degree in Public Administration from Nova Southeastern University. He is also a graduate of the Police Executive Research Forum's Senior Management Institute for Police, the Florida Department of Law Enforcement's Senior Leadership Program and Chief Executive Seminar. He has been an assessor for the Commission on Law Enforcement Accreditation and the Commission for Florida Law Enforcement Accreditation.

Chief Chudnow currently serves on the Executive Board of Kids House of Seminole; as a Trustee for Boys Town Central Florida; Krewe of Leaders Board member; and is past President of the Central Florida Criminal Justice Association and a Florida Police Chief's Association District Representative. In addition, he an active member of Oviedo Citizens in Action and the Oviedo Historical Society. Previously, he served as the chair of the Broward County Juvenile Assessment Center Oversight Committee; Chair Broward Institute of Public Safety Joint Advisory Committee; a member of the Region Thirteen Criminal Justice Training Council; and a member of the Coral Springs Medical Center Community Relations Council.

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