Chief David Newlan promoted Michael Toleman from Officer to Sergeant and Allan Kolak from Sergeant to Lieutenant on June 12, 2019. Please help us congratulate these two newly promotional individuals!

Lieutenant Allan Kolak

Lieutenant Allan Kolak is a 23-year veteran of law enforcement, assigned to the Office of the Chief of Police. He serves as a Public Affairs Officer for the Cape Coral Police Department and oversee the Public Affairs Office and the Planning and Research Unit. 

Lieutenant Kolak has previously served as a Patrol Officer, School Resource Officer, Field Training Officer, DUI Officer, and Traffic Homicide Investigator. He has also served as a supervisor in the Patrol Bureau over district officers and Field Training Officers. Lieutenant Kolak has served in the Professional Standards Bureau supervising the Personnel Unit, Accreditation, Internal Affairs, Training Unit and in the Special Operations Bureau as a supervisor in charge of the DUI Unit, Drug Recognition Experts (DRE), Traffic Homicide Investigators, and the K-9 unit. He is an instructor for the Cape Coral Police Department in several different topic areas and holds several certifications such as Drug Recognition Expert Instructor. Lieutenant Kolak is the State of Florida Region 2 DRE Coordinator and a Force Science analyst. 

Lieutenant Kolak holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice from California Coast University. He currently is a member of  MADD Southwest Florida advisory board and the International Association of Chiefs of Police.

Sergeant Michael Toleman

Sergeant Michael Toleman is a 13-year veteran of law enforcement that is currently assigned to the Investigative Services Bureau. Upon promotion he is being transferred to the Patrol Bureau.

Sergeant Toleman is from Adelaide, Australia but went to high school at Lehigh Senior High School and then Florida Gulf Coast University and Florida South Western. He obtained his Associates of Arts Degree from Florida South Western.

He is a member of the Cape Coral Police Department SWAT Team since 2007 and is the Sniper Team Leader since 2018.

The previous positions held by Sergeant Toleman were, Patrol Officer, Street Crimes Unit, Property Crimes Unit Detective, Vice/Investigations/Narcotics Unit Detective.



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