Sergeant Fitch joined the Juno Beach Police Department in 2014 after a 25-year law enforcement career in Lenexa, Kansas.
While in Lenexa Jeff served as a Corporal on the Lenexa Police Department which protects one of the most populated cities in the Kansas City Metropolitan area. During his career he was a patrol officer, a motorcycle officer, a Traffic Homicide Investigator. He was also an EVOC (Emergency Vehicle Operator Course) Instructor teaching Officers the skills required to operate a police vehicle under demanding police patrol conditions. One of the highlights of his career was working on the John Robinson case. Robinson is a convicted serial killer, con man, embezzler, kidnapper, and forger who was found guilty of or admitted to a total of 8 murders in and around Kansas City. Robinson remains on death row in Kansas.
Sergeant Fitch attended college in Kansas City and is the proud son of one of the former Fire Chiefs from Lansing, KS. He is also the proud father of Zach who followed his father and grandfather into public service. Zach is a Foreign Service Agent with the United States State Department. He joined the State Department after receiving his Masters degree in Homeland Security.
Jeff is an avid skier… both water and snow. He loves to spend his free time on boats and on jet skis. When on land Jeff spends some of his time horseback riding.
Fitch was recently promoted to the rank of Sergeant after spending nearly five years on night patrol. Jeff says “Juno Beach is a great place to work and I enjoy helping the residents, visitors and business owners of this great Town.” Sergeant Fitch is proud of “the team player attitude of my fellow officers and the terrific administrative and command staff of the Juno Beach Police Department.”
Jeff also commented on the Juno Beach Police Foundation saying that he was “very pleased with the support that the Foundation provides to both the Officers and the Community at large. They ensure that we have the equipment and training we need to do our job well and in the most efficient manner.”