Genevieve Judge

Genevieve Judge serves as the Public Information Officer for the Sarasota Police Department in Sarasota, Florida.  She joined her agency in May 2013 to serve as the PIO after nearly 10 years working in TV News as a Multi-Media Journalist (MMJ) and Anchor.

As a Florida native, born and raised in Sarasota, Genevieve is responsible for developing, implementing, and evaluating partnerships, community policing communication strategies, and public information campaigns to inform and share with the citizens and visitors in the City of Sarasota as well as journalists working in the Tampa-St. Petersburg-Sarasota media market.  She serves in an on-call role for her agency 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and manages all social media for the Sarasota Police Department.  She’s a one-woman-PIO for her agency and is honored and humbled to work alongside the men and women, both sworn and civilian, of the Sarasota Police Department.

Genevieve was honored as the Sarasota Police Department’s Civilian Employee of the Year in 2014 and received the 2015 ConnectedCOPS Civilian Award of Excellence for her work singularly demonstrating overall excellence in the use of social media to improve public safety.  Genevieve is currently serving as a Representative at Large for the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) PIO Section, is a member of the National Information Officers Association (NIOA), and is a Past President of the Florida Law Enforcement PIO Association (FLEPIOA).  She holds a Bachelor of Science in Communication degree from Endicott College in Beverly, Massachusetts.

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