Capt. Torres honored

Key West Police Chief Sean Brandenburg presents Capt. JR Torres with a plaque and challenge coin for his 25-years of service to the department.

Key West Police Capt. JR Torres was recently honored with a plaque and a challenge coin for his 25 years of service to the city. Chief Sean Brandenburg made the presentation on Tuesday.

During his 25-year career with the Key West Police Department, he was promoted through the ranks serving in the patrol division, criminal investigations division, special operations unit, narcotics, training unit, K-9 unit and hostage negotiations unit.

While Capt. Torres commanded several bureaus and divisions of the agency during his career, he also continued his education, attending numerous courses and seminars, including the Southern Police Institute Command Officers Development School and Drug Enforcement Agency’s Drug Unit Commanders Academy.

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