Captain Smith joined the Key West Police Department in 2005 and has since held various roles, including Road Patrol, Bicycle Patrol, Underwater Search and Recovery Team Leader, TIF Officer, General Case Detective, Internal Affairs Inspector, Narcotics Detective, Task Force Officer to Homeland Security Investigations, Road Patrol Sergeant, and Lieutenant. In 2018, Smith was promoted to Captain and assigned to the Administrative Division.
Captain Smith has received numerous accolades and awards, including the Life Saving Award, Chief's Commendation, Unit Award, Officer of the Quarter, Officer of the Half, and Man of Valor. In 2020, he graduated from the 279th Session of the FBI National Academy Program held in Quantico, Virginia
Currently serving as the Operations Captain, Captain Smith oversees all day-to-day law enforcement functions for the agency. He is also actively involved in the community, serving as the Police Athletic League President and volunteering with the Special Olympics and Autism Society of the Keys. Captain Smith generously donates his time to various civic groups in the lower keys, demonstrating his commitment to community service.