The Indian Shores Police Department is staffed by professional educated people, who devote their lives to Protecting with Honor and Serving with Pride. To that end, all employees are expected to perform their duties in a fair and impartial way, conforming to the policies and procedures set forth. The Internal Affairs Section is responsible for insuring that we as a Police Department, are carrying out our responsibilities to the best of our abilities; and correcting deviations from that path.
Chief Hughes has appointed Emily Smoak, to the rank of Major. Major Smoak will be assisting ISPD with policy review, development, and implementation. She has also been delegated to conduct all Internal Affairs Investigations, and to assist with the Criminal Investigation Division as needed.
Major Smoak served with the Tallahassee Police Department previously, retiring at the rank of Captain. At TPD, Captain Smoak served in various capacities, and oversaw the Internal Affairs Division at the end of her tenure. She brings with her the knowledge and experience to fairly and impartially conduct investigations and audits; to further the professionalism of the ISPD.