William Minton  
Police Department
Title: Captain Reserves
William Minton


Captain William Minton started in Law Enforcement in 1988 as a Deputy Sheriff in Alachua County. Since then, he has served with the Punta Gorda Police Department, the St. Lucie County Sheriff's Office, and most recently, as Chief of the Reserves for the Florida Department of Environmental Protection's Park Police.

Captain Minton joined the North Palm Police Department in 2012 and coordinates the Reserve Officer Program, of which he is also a member. His full-time position is as an Assistant State Attorney in Palm Beach County. He often assists North Palm Beach Reserve Police Officers with training and updates on new or changing laws.

Captain Minton earned a Bachelor's Degree in Journalism from the University of Florida, and a Juris Doctor Degree from Stetson University's College of Law. He is a member of the Florida Bar as well as a member of the bars of the District of Columbia and the Supreme Court of the United States.

Captain Minton is a 5th-generation Floridian and was born and raised in the area. 

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