Retired as a Captain with the Monmouth County Sheriff’s Office Law Enforcement Division after completing over twenty-nine years of service. During his career, he supervised the divisions administrative functions and served as Training Officer, Internal Affairs Officer, Research and Planning Supervisor, Recruitment and Selection Coordinator, and Executive Officer of the Monmouth County Police Academy. He also served as Accreditation Manager for nineteen years and successfully guided the Law Enforcement Division through its initial Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA) Advanced Accreditation, six subsequent advanced reaccreditations, and the initial accreditations of the Communications Division and Police Academy. This facilitated the sheriff’s office receiving the prestigious CALEA Tri-Arc Award for simultaneous accreditation of all three areas of operation in 2016.
In 2001, he helped form the New Jersey Public Safety Accreditation Coalition (NJPSAC) along with six other founding CALEA accreditation managers. He served twelve years on the NJPSAC Executive Board, including four years as President, and has trained, mentored, and assisted numerous agencies that have gone on to become successfully accredited with the NJLEAC or CALEA programs. He also actively served as a NJLEAC Commissioner, NJLEAC Team Leader Assessor and CALEA Assessor.
He earned a Masters of Administrative Science Degree from Fairleigh Dickinson University, is a New Jersey State Certified Public Manager, Trainer, and Human Resource Manager, an International Association of Law Enforcement Planners Certified Planner, and CALEA Certified Accreditation Manager. He has also completed the 249th Session of the FBI National Academy, Northwestern University School of Police Staff and Command, and New Jersey State Association of Chiefs of Police West Point Command and Leadership Program.
To contact Dave Finck, please call our office at (732) 279-6657.