Thursday, January 21, 2021

Meet Daytona Beach’s First Black Police Chief, Jakari Young (Video)

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Daytona Beach Police Chief Jakari Young

*The City of Daytona Beach, Fla. has sworn in its first Black police chief.

Daytona Beach Police Chief Jakari Young, 42, replaces Chief Craig Capri, who is retiring from the police department after a 30-year career. He’s been the chief of Daytona PD since 2017.

Young served as the department’s deputy chief since 2017 and has been a member of the command staff for the past six years.

Watch him in action last September, followed by his historic swearing in below:

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