Greg Lees was sworn in as the Deputy Chief of Coconut Creek Police Department on January 10, 2013. Deputy Chief Lees has more than 30 years of law enforcement experience. He began his career with the Broward Sheriff's Office where he rose through the ranks, holding positions as patrol officer, detective, SWAT officer, executive lieutenant, SWAT commander and director of Specialized Operations Services. While employed at BSO, Deputy Chief Lees was awarded 3 Gold Cross Combat awards, 4 Exceptional Service awards, and 3 Gran Cordons awards. Deputy Chief Lees has a Bachelors Degree in Criminal Justice from Western Carolina University.