Major Paul Fertig has been a member of the Juno Beach Police Department since 2009. Major Fertig attended and received his Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice / Minor in Psychology from Mercy College N.Y. in 1992. Major Fertig began his law enforcement career as a member of the Westchester County Department of Corrections as a Corrections Officer and retired from Greenburgh Police Department in New York in 2008.
Major Fertig is a graduate of the FBI Law Enforcement Executive Development Seminar (LEEDS) obtaining the FBI LEEDA trilogy award. During his law enforcement career, Major Fertig has been a member of the Detective Division, Street Crime Unit, Hostage Negotiator, U.S. Marshal Fugitive Task Force, Field Intelligence Officer and Tactical Support Team. Major Fertig has taken part in various multi-agency operations assisting the Department of Homeland Security, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Drug Enforcement Agency, Secret Service, and New York State Anti-Terrorism Task Force.Currently, Major Fertig oversees the Operation Division of the Juno Beach Police Department including Investigations, Community Policing, Police Services, Media Relations; and is the liaison for Special Response Team.