Ross Licata bio

Police Chief Ross Licata

On August 4, 2003 Ross Licata was sworn in as the Chief of Police for the City of Lighthouse Point by Mayor Fred Schorr. Chief Licata began his law enforcement career with the Delray Beach Police Department where he served for over 26 years. During that time he served in patrol, criminal investigations and community policing ultimately rising through the ranks to the position of District Commander where he oversaw a Community Patrol District and the Department’s Support Services Division. Chief Licata holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Organizational Management from Palm Beach Atlantic University and is a graduate from the 197th Session of the FBI National Academy, the Senior Management Institute for Police (Kennedy School of Government, Harvard) and the 10th Command Officers Development Course (Southern Police Institute, University of Louisville). Chief Licata is a member of the Broward County Chief’s of Police Association, Florida Police Chief’s and International Association of Chief’s of Police.