Derwin Bradley is a native of Orlando, FL and has 30 years of experience specializing in antiterrorism, security, and law enforcement. Before joining the Orlando Police Department as a police officer in 1986, Officer Bradley served in the US Army as a Security Agent, Nuclear Security Safety Specialist, and National Guard Scout Platoon.
Earning an Associate’s Degree in Criminal Justice from Valencia Community College and an Associate’s Degree in Administration of Justice from Northern Virginia Community College, he is certified as a: Defensive Tactics Instructor by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE), Techniques Instructor FDLE, Weapons of Mass Destruction by the US Government (USG), Incident Command Systems Instructor USG, Police Driver Instructor FDLE and a Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design Practitioner.
As a Master Police Officer, he successfully revitalized and coordinated the City of Orlando’s Crime Free Multi-Housing Program. Officer Bradley has also served as the team leader for the Gang Enforcement Team and the High Crime Area Task Force. He has extensive training and teaching experience in a number of areas and serves on several special committees.
Officer Bradley was presented with the prestigious “Medal of Valor” Merit Award by the Orlando Police Department and honored as the Local & Statewide Officer of the Year by the Florida Council on Crime and Delinquency. He has received numerous Military and Civilian Awards and Commendations.
He serves as a certified consultant to the City of Birmingham, AL and sits on the board of Board of Experts for Counterterrorism and Law Enforcement for the National Museum of Crime and Punishment. Officer Bradley is committed to serving vulnerable male youth and enjoys spending time with his family.