Janet Dennis, CPRC
Public Information Administrator
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 10, 1998
Charles C. "Curt" Hall, deputy director responsible for field operations, Florida Highway Patrol (FHP), was named today as the new director of the Patrol.
Fred Dickinson, executive director of the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles, said that Hall was the unanimous choice of the interview committee. He also had overwhelming support from the Police Benevolent Association (the Patrol’s collective bargaining unit), the Florida Association of State Troopers and the American Association of State Troopers.
"Curt Hall has a distinguished career of 33 years with the Florida Highway Patrol and the Department," said Dickinson. "I believe his leadership will continue to build on the Patrol’s strengths, and lead us to strengthen the partnership with our driver license and motor vehicle divisions to work together to make our highways safer for our citizens and visitors."
Col. Hall is a motivated leader who has emphasized courtesy and respect between troopers and the public in all dealings. His goals for managing the FHP are centered on leadership, team building and offering quality service to the motoring public.
Col. Hall is a graduate of Florida State University School of Criminology with a bachelor’s degree. He also is a graduate of the Florida Department of Law Enforcement’s Senior Leadership Program and Chief Executive Seminar.
Hall’s appointment is effective today. His salary will be $94,741 annually.
NOTE: Curt Hall’s resume