Keith Touchberry, a military veteran with plenty of experience as a retired captain in Vero Beach and Fellsmere police chief, makes a great impression. Level-headed with a master’s degree, Touchberry teaches college ethics and has focused on making community connections in Fellsmere.
Touchberry talks about community “collaboration based on the premise that crime is a social problem and all of us must work together if we are to reduce crime and enhance our quality of life.”
He also talks about the importance of leadership in law enforcement agencies.
“It starts at the top and goes all the way down,” he said. “Every officer is a leader. Everything an officer does or fails to do reflects upon the rest of the organization.”
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