Lieutenant Ryan Kwitkin began his career with the Boca Raton Police Services Department in 1999. He was promoted to the rank of Sergeant in 2008. He has served the citizens of Boca Raton as a Road Patrol Officer, a Field Training Officer, Road Patrol Sergeant, and Tactical Team Sergeant. Lieutenant Kwitkin was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant in 2015 and was assigned as a midnight shift Watch Commander. In 2017, Lieutenant Kwitkin was assigned as a day shift Watch Commander. In addition, he is a past member and former Commander of the Crisis Negotiation Team.
Lieutenant Kwitkin received a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice from Florida International University and a master’s degree in Organizational Management from the University of Phoenix.
Lieutenant Kwitkin has been recognized as Officer of the Month twice, been awarded two Unit Citations, and has received several Meritorious Service awards. In 2012, as a member and supervisor of the Tactical Team, the team was selected as the City of Boca Raton’s Team of the Year.