Lt. Barkley started his career with the Naples Police Department in January of 1990, assigned as a Police Officer within Patrol Operations. He later worked in Criminal Investigations as a General Crimes Detective and then the Community Policing Unit.
In 2006 he was promoted to Sergeant and assigned to Patrol Operations as a shift supervisor. In 2007 he became the Supervisor of the Criminal Investigations Division, supervising all General Crimes Detectives.
In 2010 he was promoted to Lieutenant and assigned to oversee the Professional Standards Division. This division includes Internal Affairs, Training, Accreditation and Public Information.
Throughout his career Lt. Barkley has been involved in multiple facets of the Naples Police Department, such as:
A member of the Honor Guard for over 23 years.
A member of the S.W.A.T. team for 15 years now serving as the team commander.
Supervisor of the D.A.R.E. program for the Naples Police Department and was a D.A.R.E. instructor for 17 years.
A founding member of the department’s “Beat the Heat” racing team.
Lt. Barkley holds an A.S. Degree in Criminal Justice from Edison State College and a Bachelor of Applied Science degree in Public Safety Administration from Edison State College.
Lt. Barkley is an FDLE certified instructor and has been a departmental instructor for 23 years. He is involved in teaching and recertifying officers in areas such as use of force, expandable baton, active shooter response and police vehicle operations, just to name a few.
Medal of Lifesaving; 3 Meritorious Service Bars; 2 Outstanding Achievement Bars; 4 Command Recognition Bars as well as dozens of letters of appreciation. He has also received Officer of the Year awards from two separate community groups.
Associations / Organizations:
FBI Joint Terrorism Taskforce; Florida SWAT Association; National Tactical Officers Association; Florida Crime Prevention Practitioner; Fraternal Order of Police.
Lieutenant Finman started his
career with the Naples Police Department in 1995, assigned as a Police Officer
within Patrol Operations. Lieutenant Finman also spent five years in the
Special Operations Division as a Marine Patrolman and nine years in Criminal
Investigations as a General and Economic Crimes Detective.
In 2010, he was promoted to Sergeant and assigned to Patrol Operations as a
shift supervisor. In 2011 he became the Supervisor of the Crime Suppression
In 2014, he was promoted to Lieutenant and assigned to oversee the Patrol
Division evening shifts.
Lieutenant Finman holds a Bachelor
of Economics degree from the Florida State University.
Throughout his career, Lieutenant Finman has been involved in multiple facets of
the Naples Police Department which includes Lead Firearms Instructor; SWAT Team
Leader; High Liability Instructor; Police Pension Board trustee and past FOP
Lodge 38 Vice President.
Lifesaving Medal, Meritorious Service Bar, Outstanding Achievement Bars, and
Command Recognition Bars
Associations / Organizations:
Florida SWAT Association, National Tactical Officers Association, Florida State
University Alumni Association, Fraternal Order of Police
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