PHOTOS: Cocoa Swears In Gene Prince As New Fire Chief
By Space Coast Daily // January 21, 2015
Tom Redmond sworn in as Deputy fire Chief
BREVARD COUNTY • COCOA, FLORIDA – Gene Prince was officially sworn in as the new fire chief of Cocoa, and Tom Redmond was appointed Deputy Chief, in a ceremony on Tuesday in front of the Porcher House on Delannoy Avenue.
Chief Prince brings with him great leadership, vision, experience and a remarkable level of professionalism to the City of Cocoa Fire Department.
A selection committee comprised of a Cocoa resident, a representative of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), a member of the International Association of Fire Fighters, Cocoa’s Administrative Services Director, Cocoa’s Assistant City Manager and Cocoa’s City Manager screened more than 45 applicants and conducted interviews of five candidates before hiring Chief Prince.