Meet the Chief
Chief Jeff Glazier was sworn in as Ponce Inlet’s Police Chief on July 9, 2020 after a unanimous vote by the Ponce Inlet Town Council. Prior to being appointed as Chief of Police, he held numerous positions in the Atlanta Police Department where he retired at the rank of Deputy Chief after 27 years of service. In one of his most challenging assignments, he oversaw the 900 men and women in the Field Operations Division that responded to 911 calls throughout the 134 sq. mile city. Chief Glazier is often critical of the criminal justice system and the ability for repeat violent offenders to return to the street. He has spoken to the media about the need for accountability among police, elected officials, judges, prosecutors, and parole officers.
Chief Glazier is the current Vice President of the Volusia/Flagler Police Chiefs’ Association and an Advisory Board Member on the Volusia County Opioid Abatement Funding Advisory Board. He is a member of the Florida Police Chiefs Association, the International Association of Chiefs of Police, The Police Executive Research Forum, Notre Dame Monogram Club, and Notre Dame Alumni Association.
Chief Glazier holds a Master of Science Degree in Criminal Justice from Georgia State University and a Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of Notre Dame. He is a graduate of Leadership Atlanta, the Police Executive Research Forum's Senior Management Institute for Police, the DEA Drug Unit Commander's Academy, and the FBI Law Enforcement Executive Development Seminar. In 2013 and 2015, Chief Glazier traveled to Israel as part of the Georgia International Law Enforcement Exchange Program to share leadership ideas with Israeli Police Commanders.
Chief Glazier is an advocate for Special Olympics Florida and travels around the state coaching athletes in swimming, basketball and pickleball competitions.