Sarasota Police officer being deployed to Kuwait with USAF for 7 Months

The Sarasota Police Department announced yesterday that Officer Colon will not be active on the police force for the next seven months after being deployed to Kuwait.

The Air Force reservist said... “I am honored to be able to serve our country in addition to the City of Sarasota, and I would like to give a big thank you to the Sarasota Police Department for all of the support, I look forward to beginning a fruitful career working with the community of Sarasota upon my return.”

Colon had just been sworn in two weeks ago, but he is also a current member of the Air Force Reserves. He serves with the 927th Security Forces Squadron, which is stationed out of MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa.