Captain Gino Silvestri joined the Palm Beach Police Department on May 29, 1995. He served in the Patrol Unit, the Organized Crime Vice and Narcotics Unit, Detective Unit, Special Operations Unit, Burglary Strike Force Unit and the Palm Beach County State Attorney’s Office Money Laundering Task Force before his promotion to the rank of Sergeant in 2006. As a Sergeant he served in Patrol, Special Investigations Unit and Professional Standards Unit. He was promoted to the rank of Captain in November of 2012. Captain Silvestri was assigned as the Commander of the Special Operations Unit in February of 2013.
Captain Silvestri has received 52 Department/Citizen commendations and has been designated the Department’s Officer of the Month three times.
Captain Silvestri holds a B.A. Degree in Criminology from Florida State University.