Retirement marks both an end and a new beginning, and for the Juno Beach community, it’s a time to bid farewell to a respected figure, Major Paul Fertig. Having served as a local police command staff member and a founding member of the Juno Beach Police Foundation’s advisory board, Major Fertig has been an instrumental part of the community since its formation in 2018. As Major Fertig embarks on the next chapter of his career, the Juno Beach Police Department, the Police Foundation, and the entire community come together to express their gratitude for his contributions and wish him success in his future endeavors.
Major Paul Fertig’s journey in law enforcement spans a long and distinguished career. Prior to joining the Juno Beach Police Department, he served in the Greenburgh Police Department in New York. His experience and expertise brought valuable insights to the Juno Beach community, enhancing the safety and well-being of its residents.
Fertig’s dedication extended beyond his role within the police department. As a founding member of the Juno Beach Police Foundation’s advisory board, he played a pivotal role in its success. The Foundation, focused on equipment, training, technology, and outreach, has made significant grants to support the Juno Beach Police Department’s initiatives. Major Fertig’s involvement and contributions have helped strengthen the bond between the police and the community, ensuring a safer environment for all.
While Major Fertig is retiring from his position in Juno Beach, he will continue his law enforcement career in Jacksonville, Florida. Joining an international security firm as the Director of Southeast US Operations, Major Fertig will bring his expertise to a new setting, further contributing to public safety and security.
The news of Major Fertig’s retirement has been met with mixed emotions in Juno Beach. While the community is saddened to see him leave, there is also a deep sense of appreciation for his service and the positive impact he has had on their lives. The Juno Beach Police Department, the Police Foundation, and the entire community extend their heartfelt thanks to Major Fertig for his dedication, professionalism, and commitment to public safety. The community as a whole wishes him the utmost success in his future endeavors. His wealth of experience and leadership will undoubtedly continue to make a positive difference in the field of law enforcement and beyond.