Interim Chief of Police John Healy
As of November 1, 2021 John Healy became the Town's Interim Chief of Police. He first joined the Surfside Police Department on August 27, 2018, as a Police Lieutenant over Support Operations. He was promoted to Administrative Captain on October 26, 2020.
Interim Chief Healy’s law enforcement career began in 1991 as a patrol officer with the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department. During his 25-year career with LVMPD, he was assigned to numerous positions to include, Patrol, Field Training, Community Oriented Policing, Problem Solving Unit, Auto Theft (VIPER) Task Force, Gang Crimes, Internal Affairs, McCarran International Airport, and the Laughlin Resident Officer Section.
Interim Chief Healy’s final assignment was Commander of the LVMPD Laughlin Substation, a small residential community 90 miles south of Las Vegas along the Colorado River. He served as a peer member for the department’s Use of Force Board for 4 years. He rose through the ranks at LVMPD attaining the rank of Police Lieutenant. John retired from LVMPD in December of 2016.
Additionally, Interim Chief Healy is a 22-year Veteran of the United States Air Force, having served on both active duty and the reserves. He was recalled back to Active Duty after September 11, 2001 for 15 months and retired in January 2003.
Interim Chief Healy is a member of the Miami-Dade County Association of Chiefs of Police and the International Association of Chiefs of Police.
Police Captain Antonio Marciante
Captain Antonio Marciante began his law enforcement career as a member of the United States Coast Guard in 1987 and was honorably discharged in 1993. Captain Marciante attended and received his Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice / Minor in Psychology from Florida International University in 1989. Captain Antonio Marciante began his career with the North Miami Beach Police Department in October 1989. Captain Marciante retired from the North Miami Beach Police Department in June 2018, as the Police Major of the Operations Division. On June 4, 2018, Captain Marciante was hired as the Operations Lieutenant with the Surfside Police Department. On October 26, 2020, he was promoted to the rank of Captain. Captain Marciante is a graduate of the prestigious FBI National Academy (FBINAA), FBI Law Enforcement Executive Development Seminar (LEEDS), and the DEA Drug Unit Commanders Academy (DUCA).