WATCH: Cocoa Police Department’s Chief Mike Cantaloupe Swears in Officer Isaac Dean
By Space Coast Daily // July 10, 2020
Dean graduated from the Criminal Justice Academy at Eastern Florida State
ABOVE VIDEO: Cocoa Police Chief Mike Cantaloupe administered the police officer’s oath Wednesday morning to Isaac Dean.
BREVARD COUNTY • COCOA, FLORIDA – Cocoa Police Chief Mike Cantaloupe administered the police officer’s oath Wednesday morning to Isaac Dean.
Dean, 29, was born and raised in Melbourne and graduated from the Criminal Justice Academy at Eastern Florida State College on June 30, where he received his law enforcement certification after successfully completing the state exam.
He is the youngest of nine children and his father and older brother are in law enforcement with the U.S. Department of Justice.
Dean was also influenced by a Melbourne police officer who spent time in the community developing positive relationships with young people.
Officer Dean will spend the next several weeks learning the department’s policies and procedures. He will then be paired with a field training officer where he will learn all operational procedures of the job.
Upon successful completion of field training, he will be deployed to solo patrol duties.
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