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Office of the Chief

Chief John BolducChief John Bolduc

John A. Bolduc has been a police officer for 24 years and was appointed Chief of Police for the Port St. Lucie Police Department on Aug. 13, 2012. He oversees 285 sworn and non-sworn police personnel, 343 volunteers, and a $34 million dollar budget.

Chief Bolduc most previously served as Acting Chief, as well as commanded the department’s largest manpower bureau, Neighborhood Policing. Joining the agency in 1994, he served as a patrol sergeant, administrative sergeant, lieutenant, acting regional captain, and acting assistant chief. A graduate of the University of Florida, Chief Bolduc has a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice and received his Master's degree from Barry University. He is also a graduate of the prestigious FBI National Academy.

A life-long Floridian, Chief Bolduc formerly served as a Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission Officer for seven years. He resides in Port St. Lucie with his wife and three children. 

Mission statement

Through Courage, Knowledge, and Integrity, the Port St. Lucie Police Department is committed to superior customer service and remaining one of America's safest cities.

Value statements

Value statements serve the purpose of establishing the foundation upon which we provide efficient and effective police service.

Protecting and preserving constitutional rights

The Port St. Lucie Police Department is committed to protecting and preserving the
rights of individuals as guaranteed by the Constitution.

Service to our community

The Port St. Lucie Police Department will work together with the community towards the prevention and elimination of conditions that threaten the community's right to be secure.


The Port St. Lucie Police Department will hold all personnel accountable for the detection of problems and the execution of problem-solving strategies in their assigned areas.

Ethical and moral conduct

The Port St. Lucie Police Department will hold all members to the highest standards
of moral and ethical conduct, both on-duty and off-duty.

Respect for people

The Port St. Lucie Police Department believes in treating all people with respect and dignity.


The Port St. Lucie Police Department believes that it will achieve excellence through
the active participation of its employees in the development and implementation of policies, programs and services.

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