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     Deputy Chief Michael E. Moring, a veteran of the Panama City Beach Police Department, a native of Panama City, Bay County, Florida.  He received his education through the Bay District School system.  His career with the Department began in February 1979 as a Patrol Officer in the Uniform Patrol Division and has since worked his way up through the ranks serving as a Sergeant in the Criminal Investigation Division, Lieutenant in the Uniform Patrol Division, and was promoted to the rank of Captain in May of 1997.  On October 7, 2010, he was promoted to the rank of "Deputy Chief of Police."

Deputy Chief Moring is experienced in many areas of training and is a Certified Instructor in Special Weapons and Tactical Entry, Stun-Grenade and Distraction Devices, Specialty Impact Munitions, Chemical Agents and Counter-Terrorist Response.  He is a member of the Florida Police Chief’s Association, Florida Association of Hostage Negotiators, and International Narcotics Customs Service Blue Lightning Strike Force.  He is also a Master Mason and a member of the Shaddai Shrine Temple.