The Rockledge Police Department would like to welcome Officer Vincent DeRise. Officer DeRise began his employment with the Rockledge Police Department on April 4, 2022. He was born and raised in Cocoa, Florida and graduated from Space Coast High School in 2009. He later attended the Law Enforcement Academy at Eastern Florida State College and graduated in 2017. Following graduation from the Academy, he returned to Eastern Florida State College and obtained an Associate’s Degree in 2021. He is looking forward to expanding his knowledge and experience in policing. He hopes to one day become an Investigator and to join our Emergency Response Team. Officer DeRise will be a wonderful asset to our Department and we are very proud to have him as a member of the Rockledge Police Department family! Let us all welcome and wish him all the best in his new career!