Detective Roman Serrano began his career in public safety as a volunteer with the Fort Myers Police Department in the Law Enforcement Explorer Program continuing as an Auxiliary Officer and Reserve Police Officer.
Detective Serrano left the Fort Myers Police Department and began working with the Lee County Sheriff’s Office in September of 1998 in the road patrol division. In November of 2001 Detective Serrano transferred from the road patrol division to the special operations unit where he was assigned to the Traffic Unit as a DUI Enforcement Officer.
Detective Serrano shifted his focus to Traffic Homicide Investigation and currently is assigned to the Traffic Homicide Unit. Det. Serrano has worked in this capacity since 2005 and has investigated numerous fatal crashes and done reconstruction work in those cases and with other local agencies.
Detective Serrano began teaching as an adjunct instructor for the Institute of Police Technology and Management located in Jacksonville, Florida located on the campus of the University of North Florida in 2009. He teaches in areas such as DUI and DRE Investigations, Crash Investigations, and Other areas within the program. Det. Serrano also teaches within his department to include basic crash investigation and the standardized field sobriety course to new recruits hired by the agency.
Det. Serrano also teaches crash report writing and computer aided diagramming using computer software to create drawings and diagrams used in the Florida uniform crash report. Detective Serrano also teaches new recruits at the Southwest Florida Public Safety Academy located in Fort Myers, Florida in areas including DUI and Crash Investigation.