Frank McCoy has been the Chief of Police for Oceanside, CA, since January 2006. He started his career in 1984 as a police officer with the City of Manhattan Beach. After three years he lateraled to the Long Beach Police Department and rose through the ranks to the position of Commander. During Frank?s career, he have worked a wide variety of assignments: FTO, Gangs, Special Enforcement, Felony Car, Detectives, SWAT, Administration and Narcotics. As a Commander, Mr. McCoy was in charge of Detectives, West Patrol Division, North Patrol Division and Internal Affairs.
He holds a Master?s Degree in Organizational Management, a B. S. Degree in Business Administration, and an A.A. Degree in Administration of Justice. Frank is a graduate of FBI National Academy (class 201), POST Executive Development Course and Supervisor Leadership Institute, and LAPD West Point Leadership Course.
He served eight years on the Cypress City Council that included titles of Mayor, Mayor Pro Temp, and Councilmember. This experience gave Frank great insight into City Government as a whole and better understanding on how to work with Council members.