Master Sergeant Allan Kolak began his law enforcement career in May of 1996 as a road patrol deputy with the Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office. He obtained employment with the Cape Coral Police Department in May of the following year. Master Sergeant Kolak is currently assigned to the Patrol Bureau as a Patrol District Supervisor and FTO Coordinator. Master Sergeant Kolak has also held positions in; Professional Standards Bureau as a supervisor in charge of the Officer Training and Evaluation Program, Personnel, Training Unit, Accreditation and Internal Affairs. He has also served as a Traffic Supervisor, K-9 supervisor, School Resource Officer, DUI Enforcement Officer, Traffic Homicide Investigator, Field Training Officer and road patrol officer.
Sergeant Kolak was a Field Training Officer from the year 2000 through 2007 when he was promoted. He has been in the D.U.I. Enforcement Unit from 1998 through 2003 and 2004 through 2009, completing over two thousand D.U.I. investigations. He has taught numerous courses to Cape Coral officers and participated in the Law Enforcement Against Drunk Driving (L.E.A.D.D.) and the Multi-Jurisdictional Traffic Task Force (MJTTF) multi-agency task force. During his participation in the L.E.A.D.D. and MJTTF multi-agency task force, Sergeant Kolak has acted as an Officer In Charge, author of numerous checkpoints, administrator of the standardized field sobriety tests and as a field interviewer with suspected impaired drivers. Sergeant Kolak has authored a mutual aid agreement, “Multi-Jurisdictional Traffic Task Force”, which encompasses more than fifteen agencies. He has served as a Traffic Homicide Investigator and Traffic Crash Re-constructionist.
Sergeant Kolak has made over 1,000 arrests for D.U.I. as part of his continuing career. Sergeant Kolak has testified as an expert in D.R.E. in front of five County Court Judges several times. He has testified as an expert in Horizontal Gaze Nystagmus (HGN) numerous times in court in front of six County Court Judges. He has testified as an expert in Traffic Crash Reconstruction and Horizontal Gaze Nystagmus (HGN) in front of one Circuit Court Judge.
Sergeant Allan Kolak serves as the Cape Coral Police Department DRE Agency Coordinator and the Region II Regional Coordinator for the State of Florida.
During his assignment within the Professional Standards Bureau he was directly involved in Accreditation process through the State of Florida Commission for Law Enforcement Florida Accreditation (CFA) and the national Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA) where the agency received Flagship status. Master Sergeant Kolak has written and revised department policies, procedures and new training programs for the Cape Coral Police Department.
While assigned as an Internal Affairs investigator, Master Sergeant Kolak worked cases involving deadly force, use of force, criminal allegations, sexual allegations, moral turpitude violations, and other formal and informal complaints.
He currently instructs numerous traffic related courses for IPTM, the Southwest Florida Public Service Academy and the Cape Coral Police Department. Master Sergeant Kolak also teaches ethics and Basic Skills for New Supervisors.
Master Sergeant Kolak is an adjunct instructor for the Institute of Police Technology and Management based out of the University of North Florida.