Boynton Beach Police Chief Michael G. Gregory on Friday announced he will be leaving service of the City of Boynton Beach effective April 22, 2022.
Chief Gregory said his decision is the result of wanting to take time to increase attention and focus on other areas of his life.
“I am very proud of the many accomplishments achieved with the outstanding women and men in the Boynton Beach Police Department during my nearly 4-year tenure.” Chief Gregory said. “I greatly appreciate the opportunity provided to me to lead the department and the leadership of City Manager Lori LaVerriere.”
Among the accomplishments Chief Gregory noted:
- Reducing Part 1 Crime in the City of Boynton Beach to a historical 20 year low
- Building stronger relationships with community partners
- Building the newest and most state-of-the-art Police Headquarters in Palm Beach County
- Modernizing the technology we use to 21st Century standards
- Implementing Mental Health programs and initiatives for employees
- Increasing the professionalism and accountability of the department
- Maintaining the department’s Excelsior status for the Commission for Florida Law Enforcement Accreditation
City Manager LaVerriere has appointed Deputy Chief Vanessa Snow as the Interim Police Chief upon the Chief Gregory’s departure.
“I am truly thankful for Chief Gregory’s service to the Boynton Beach community and wish him nothing but great success in his future,” City Manager LaVerriere said.